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Monthly Archives: August 2016

News Bites – August 2016

Fish fins and human fingers Get to know the mouth-breathing dolphin On being a mom, military spouse & fisheries scientist Why are Nova Scotia's kelp forests disappearing? "Divers Find Second Oldest Shipwreck in the Great Lakes" Anatomy of the by-the-wind sailor Regulating forage fish Whirling disease detected in a Canadian lake "Salmon Cam: Watch Migratory Fish... Read More

Joe Margraf Becomes President of American Fisheries Society

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 24, 2016 Contact: Martha Wilson mwilson@fisheries.org Joe Margraf of Pagosa Springs, Colorado, has become the 132nd President of the American Fisheries Society. Margraf supervises the western Cooperative Research Units of the U.S. Geological Survey, but will be retiring from that role shortly. He assumed office on August 24, 2016 at the AFS... Read More

U.S. Forest Service Professional Dick Dyrland Receives Presidents’ Fishery Conservation Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 24, 2016 Contact: Martha Wilson mwilson@fisheries.org Dick Dyrland of the U.S. Forest Service received the Presidents' Fishery Conservation Award at the 2016 American Fisheries Society (AFS) Annual Meeting in Kansas City, Missouri. AFS President Ron Essig presented the award at the meeting’s plenary session. The Presidents' Fishery Conservation Award is presented... Read More

Great Lakes Fisheries Scientist Mike Jones Receives William E. Ricker Resource Conservation Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 24, 2016 Contact: Martha Wilson mwilson@fisheries.org Mike Jones, the Peter A. Larkin Professor of Quantitative Fisheries at Michigan State University, received the William E. Ricker Resource Conservation Award at the 2016 American Fisheries Society (AFS) Annual Meeting in Kansas City, Missouri. AFS President Ron Essig presented the award at the meeting’s... Read More

U.S. Forest Service & U.S. Geological Survey Professional Mark Hudy Receives Presidents’ Fishery Conservation Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 24, 2016 Contact: Martha Wilson mwilson@fisheries.org Mark Hudy of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and U.S. Forest Service (USFS) received the Presidents' Fishery Conservation Award at the 2016 American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting in Kansas City, Missouri. AFS President Ron Essig presented the award at the meeting’s Plenary Session. The Presidents'... Read More

Gwen White Receives Meritorious Service Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 23, 2016 Contact: Martha Wilson mwilson@fisheries.org American Fisheries Society (AFS) professional Gwen White received the Meritorious Service Award at the 2016 American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting in Kansas City, Missouri. AFS President Ron Essig presented the award at the meeting’s plenary session. The Meritorious Service Award, first presented in 1986, is... Read More