Calling all fish folks around the beltway! Please join us on Thursday, June 18th at 5pm at Denizens Brewing Co. In Silver Spring for a networking event to foster connections among fishery professionals in the D.C. metropolitan area. Also come to learn about the value of membership in the three sponsoring organizations (the American Institute for Fishery Research Biologists, the American Fisheries Society, and Women’s Aquatic Network) and about participation in their local chapters.
Calling all fish folks around the beltway!
83 Days until Symposium on Intensively Monitored Watersheds (IMW) Intensively Monitored Watersheds (IMW): lessons from the past and future guidance...and more
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83 Days until Symposium on Intensively Monitored Watersheds (IMW)
84 Days until Symposium on Developments in Low-cost Side Scan Sonar Applications Developments in Low-cost Side Scan Sonar Applications in Aquatic Research and Conservation...and more
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84 Days until Symposium on Developments in Low-cost Side Scan Sonar Applications
87 Days until Symposium on Cross-Disciplinary Discussion Between Inland and Marine Fisheries for Improved Sustainability Crossing the Divide: Promoting Cross-Disciplinary Discussion Between Inland and Marine Fisheries for Improved Sustainability, Part 1
Register now for the 2015 Annual Meeting in Portland
87 Days until Symposium on Cross-Disciplinary Discussion Between Inland and Marine Fisheries for Improved Sustainability
89 Days until Symposium on Gutshop 2015: New Perspectives on Feeding Ecology of Fishes The goal of this session is present new perspectives on the feeding ecology and trophic dynamics of freshwater and marine fishes. ...and more
Register now for the 2015 Annual Meeting in Portland
89 Days until Symposium on Gutshop 2015: New Perspectives on Feeding Ecology of Fishes
Newest Fisheries is Here! May 2015 • How to Navigate Fisheries Education and Employment
• Top 10 Policy Issues for AFS
• AFS Hosts Capitol Hill Briefings on Marine Fisheries Management
• The Great Lakes Charter Fishing Industry: 2002 to 2011
• Factors Influencing Charter Fishing Effort Trends in Lake Huron
• The North Carolina Charter Boat Fishery Changing with the Times: A Comparative Analysis of the Catch Composition (1978 and 2007–2008)
...and more
Newest Fisheries is Here!  May 2015
1st Call for Session Proposals—Due 15 June 2015 With only 13 months until the 7th World Fisheries Congress takes place in Busan, South Korea, now is the time to submit Session abstract proposals. We are interested in a broad range of topics to appeal to a global audience. click to read more.
1st Call for Session Proposals—Due 15 June 2015
AFS Letter on Wisconsin Budget Situation Proposed Budget Undermines Critical Fish and Wildlife Research and Training Programs
AFS Letter on Wisconsin Budget Situation
Voting Polls are Closed ! Thank you for voting! We appreciate your participation in this year’s vote for 2nd vice president. (To become a current member, visit: www.fisheries.org/membership)
Voting Polls are Closed !
Calling All Reviewers While you should have some experience as a fisheries professional (graduate study counts here), becoming a good reviewer is a process, and the best way to become a good reviewer is to start doing reviews.
Calling All Reviewers
Fisheries Degrees—List of North American Colleges and Universities 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.
Fisheries Degrees—List of North American Colleges and Universities
ADVANCING FISHERIES SCIENCE SINCE 1870 The American Fisheries Society (AFS) is the world's oldest and largest organization dedicated to strengthening the fisheries profession, advancing fisheries science, and conserving fisheries resources.
ADVANCING FISHERIES SCIENCE SINCE 1870
JOIN NOW! The incredible diversity of the Society’s membership and the many scientific and professional subdivisions of the field of fisheries science and management that makes membership such a value. AFS was the first society of fisheries professionals, and with a current membership of 9,000, it is the largest such organization. Join now!
JOIN NOW!
BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP If you are an AFS member, you have exclusive access to content such as: Fisheries Magazine issues from 2005 – present, videos, such as the business video from our annual meeting, and reports, minutes, and the briefing book of the Governing Board. You can access all of this content at our members only page.
BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP