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Wild Trout Symposium XII: Call for Abstracts

The Wild Trout Symposium XII: Science, politics, and wild trout management: Who’s driving and where are we going? September 26-29, 2017 West Yellowstone, Montana, USA   Call for Abstracts Complete abstract preparation guidelines and online submission forms can be found at: www.wildtroutsymposium.org Deadline for abstract submission: extended to March 1, 2017   Presentations will be... Read More

Western Division AFS Small Project Grants

Application open period The Western Division currently has project funding available for Division Chapters, Subunits, and other fisheries-related groups. Grants are usually modest but can help get a project started or be used to complement other funding sources. This year, the WDAFS Executive Committee approved a budget of $5,000 to fund as many small projects... Read More

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. At the American Fisheries Society, we’re proud of the work we do together to advance the... Read More

Thank You to Our Renewing Members

We would like to thank nearly 1,000 members who already renewed their 2017 dues. Your continued support is what makes AFS strong. If you did not have a chance to renew yet, please click here to log into your account. Your renewal will provide member benefits you’ve grown to appreciate plus more: Free subscription to... 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

YOUNG, DINGELL INTRODUCE BIPARTISAN BILL TO ENHANCE FUNDING FOR FISH AND WILDLIFE

Good news for fish and wildlife programs that have been underfunded for decades. The Recovering America’s Wildlife Act (HR5650) bill announced yesterday offers hope for bipartisan support that would vastly increase funding for state programs.  ---AFS Policy Director Tom Bigford Washington, DC (July 7, 2016) –Yesterday, Congressman Don Young (R-AK) and Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) introduced the... Read More

Climate Science Center Review Team Member Solicitation

The American Fisheries Society and the Human Dimensions Research Unit of Cornell University have been engaged by the National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center (NCCWSC) to conduct 5-year reviews of the eight DOI Climate Science Centers (CSC).  Information on the NCCWSC and CSC’s can be found at https://nccwsc.usgs.gov/.  Potential members are being solicited for... Read More