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Sammies nominee saves the Great Lakes

A massive fish kill — it may not sound particularly environmentally friendly but you would be surprised.

In fact the fish kill was able to stop an invasion of Asian carp from migrating into and damaging the Great Lakes ecosystem.

Ryan Jackson is the hydrologist at the U.S. Geological Survey and has been nominated for a Service to America (Sammies) award.

He explains how he and his team were able to orchestrate the kill.

Register for the Ask the CIO Chat with Andy Ozment of the Homeland Security Department on Oct. 11, at 1:30 p.m.

The Service to America Medal is an award recognizing excellence in federal civil service. It is given out annually by the Partnership for Public Service. Read more of Federal News Radio’s Sammies coverage.