43 Good Reasons To Go To The AFS Annual Meeting

38th Annual Larval Fish Conference* A Retrospective of Fisheries Advances Emanating from the Queens University Biological Station. Are We Still Fishing Down the Food Web? Big Data Science and Its Impacts on Fish Conservation and Management Challenges in Managing United States Marine & Estuarine Recreational Changes in Management Regimes in North Atlantic Fisheries and the.. read more →

List of North American Colleges and Universities with Fisheries Programs

The AFS Special Committee on Educational Requirements has completed a final draft of a list of North American colleges and universities that offer degrees in fisheries related disciplines.  Background on this product is attached.  The list is available for download in spreadsheet format via the Education Section website at: Link to the “Education Links” page below: www.fisheriessociety.org/education/links.htm.. read more →

Flood Effects on Road–Stream Crossing Infrastructure: Economic and Ecological Benefits of Stream Simulation Designs

Abstract: Stream simulation design is a geomorphic, engineering, and ecologically based approach to designing road–stream crossings that creates a natural and dynamic channel through the crossing structure similar in dimensions and characteristics to the adjacent natural channel, allowing for unimpeded passage of aquatic organisms, debris, and water during various flow conditions, including floods. A retrospective.. read more →

Better Road-Stream Crossing Designs Can Help Prevent Road Wash-outs and Help Fish

For Immediate Release February 18, 2014 Contact: Beth Beard 301-897-8616 x 215 bbeard@fisheries.org Better Road-Stream Crossing Designs Can Help Prevent Road Wash-outs and Help Fish When Tropical Storm Irene inundated the White River watershed in the Green Mountain National Forest in Vermont in 2011, many local roads washed out where stream culverts failed to handle.. read more →

Scientists Question Wyden O&C Logging Plan

For Immediate Release February 6, 2014 Contacts: Dominick A. DellaSala, Ph.D. (541-482-4459 x 302; 541-621-7223) Robert Hughes, Ph.D. (208-354-2632)   Scientists Question Wyden O&C Logging Plan Two preeminent scientific societies believe plan increases extinction risks for salmon, other threatened wildlife Washington, DC—Two international scientific organizations, the Society for Conservation Biology (SCB) and the American Fisheries.. read more →