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AFS Member Nathaniel Hitt Honored with Presidential Early Career Award

In January, President Obama recognized AFS member Nathaniel “Than” Hitt, Ph.D. as one of 102 scientists and researchers to earn the Presidential Early Career Award, the highest award that the government gives to independent researchers in their early careers. Hitt is a research fish biologist for the U.S. Geological Survey at the Leetown Science Center in West... Read More

American Fisheries Society 2016 Fellows Named

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 23, 2016 Contact: Martha Wilson mwilson@fisheries.org Kansas City, MO (August 23, 2016) – At the American Fisheries Society (AFS) 146th Annual Meeting in Kansas City, Mo., AFS President Ron Essig recognized eight fisheries professionals named as AFS Fellows in 2016. AFS designates as Fellows of the Society certain members who have... 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