---

FISHERIES NEWS

The U.S. Election and Its Fisheries Impacts: AFS Weighs In

AFS is looking forward to working with the Trump administration and its political appointees at the fisheries and aquatic resources management agencies. We plan to continue the AFS tradition of providing a neutral platform to discuss merging sound science with policy decision-making processes. AFS will be releasing a transition document in the next few weeks, laying out 12 main focus areas and action items. Read more.

---
Thank You to Our Renewing Members

Thank You to Our Renewing Members

We would like to thank nearly 1,000 members who have already renewed their 2017 dues. Your continued support is what makes AFS strong. Your renewal will provide member benefits you’ve grown to appreciate: Free subscription to Fisheries, and access to the …

Read more.

---

PUBLICATIONS

Emergency Fish Passage at a Fractured Mainstem Columbia River Dam

Emergency Fish Passage at a Fractured Mainstem Columbia River Dam

On February 24, 2014, a hydro mechanic from Grant County Public Utility District (PUD) discovered an anomaly in the handrail and track on the deck of Wanapum Dam.

Read more.

---
Ecological and Economic Consequences of Ignoring Jellyfish: A Plea for Increased Monitoring of Ecosystems

Ecological and Economic Consequences of Ignoring Jellyfish: A Plea for Increased Monitoring of Ecosystems

Gelatinous zooplankton can dominate the dynamics of marine ecosystems, have major ecological, social, and economic impacts. They are often indicative of broader ecosystem perturbations and increasingly harvested by humans.

Read more.

---

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Hutton Mentor Deadline

The Hutton Junior Fisheries Biology Program is looking for 2016 Summer Mentors. Please apply by January 31st here

---

Federal Employees Can Now Contribute to AFS

Through December 15th, federal employees can make a contribution to AFS via the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC), the world's largest annual workplace charity campaign. Your donation can be made using #11080 at https://www.opm.gov/combined-federal-campaign/

---

Call for Papers for 85th Meeting of Japanese Society of Fisheries Science

Please see this call for papers for the international symposium in honor of the 85th anniversary of the Japanese Society of Fisheries Science. Read more.

---

Nomination Period for the Climate Adaptation Leadership Award is Now Open

The Award recognizes outstanding leadership by organizations and/or individuals to advance the resilience of living natural resources in a changing climate by helping address the goals of the National Fish, Wildlife, and Plants Climate Adaptation Strategy. Deadline has been extended to December 9, 2016.  http://bit.ly/2dzg3Uj

---

Get Engaged in the Next Climate Assessment

The call for authors and technical inputs for the Fourth National Climate Assessment is now open. Author nominations are open through September 30, and technical inputs can be submitted through January 15th. Submit all nominations and technical inputs here.

---

Events Calendar

See upcoming AFS and other events in our Events Calendar.

---

Job Hunting

For the latest JOBS postings, please go to our website at: fisheries.org/employment/jobs

---

Keep up with latest news, get involved, and build your fisheries career -

Join AFS today!

Editors - Martha Wilson, Sarah Harrison, Beth Beard

Please submit story ideas to: Martha Wilson

Subscribe to the Newsletter