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FISHERIES NEWS

Opinion: Post-Election Perspectives on Diversity

Opinion 1: Post-Election Perspectives on Diversity

By Jesse Trushenski, AFS First Vice President

Imagine yourself sitting in a fisheries staff meeting or in the audience at an AFS meeting. If you look to your left, then to your right, the odds are that at least one if not both of the people seated next to you are white men... Read more.

Opinion: Post-election Perspectives on Diversity

Opinion 2: Post-Election Perspectives on Diversity

By Steve L. McMullin, AFS President-Elect

My colleague and eventual successor as president of the American Fisheries Society, Jesse Trushenski, offered a perspective on the recent U.S. election that echoed many of the concerns I have read or heard from my colleagues, friends and family, both female and male... Read more.

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PUBLICATIONS

PRESIDENT'S COMMENTARY: Who and What Are We?

PRESIDENT'S COMMENTARY: Who and What Are We?

In my October Fisheries column, I offered a simple definition for the term “fisheries”: humans catching or rearing fish, with the caveat that it also involves humans interacting with fish... Read more.

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Graphical Function Mapping as a New Way to Explore Cause-and-Effect Chains

Graphical Function Mapping as a New Way to Explore Cause-and-Effect Chains

Graphical function mapping provides a simple method for improving communication within interdisciplinary research teams and between scientists and non-scientists. Read more.

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Stakeholder Views of Management and Decision Support Tools to Integrate Climate Change into Great Lakes Lake White sh Management

Management and Decision Support Tools to Integrate Climate Change into Lake Whitefish Management

Decision support tools can aid decision-making by systematically incorporating information, accounting for uncertainties, and facilitating evaluation between alternatives. Read more.

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

AFS President-Elect Steve McMullin honored with emeritus status at Virginia Tech

AFS President-Elect Steve McMullin honored with emeritus status at Virginia Tech

Steve McMullin, associate professor of fish and wildlife conservation in the College of Natural Resources and Environment at Virginia Tech, has been conferred the title of professor emeritus by the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors. Read more.

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Northeast Division and Southern New England Chapter Joint Meeting

Celebrating 50 Years of the Southern New England Chapter

Please join us in celebrating with the first joint meeting between SNEC and the Northeastern Division (NED) from February 26–28, 2017. The meeting will be held at the Hilton Mystic, Mystic, Connecticut. This year marks the 50th year of the Southern New England Chapter (SNEC). Read more.

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Remember AFS on Giving Tuesday

Remember AFS on Giving Tuesday

Every year people around the world designate a donation day. It's called "Giving Tuesday." It's your chance to think about the organizations you care about and how much more they might be able to do with a gift from you. Read more.

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Events Calendar

See upcoming AFS and other events in our Events Calendar.

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Job Hunting

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

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Editors - Martha Wilson, Sarah Harrison, Beth Beard

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