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October 1, 2019
Contact: Beth Beard
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR DANIEL HAYES RECEIVES EXCELLENCE IN FISHERIES EDUCATION AWARD
(Reno, NV) October, 1 2019 – Daniel Hayes received the Excellence in Fisheries Education Award at the 2019 American Fisheries Society (AFS) Joint Conference with The Wildlife Society in Reno, Nevada. AFS President Jesse Trushenski presented the award at the day’s plenary session. The Excellence in Fisheries Education Award recognizes excellence in organized teaching and advising in the field of fisheries.
“We applaud the distinguished contributions of Daniel Hayes and thank him for his continuous efforts to share the value of fisheries through teaching,” said AFS President Jesse Trushenski.
The recipient of this year’s award, Dr. Daniel Hayes, is a Professor in Michigan State University’s Department of Fisheries and Wildlife as part of the Partnership for Ecosystem Research and Management.
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Founded in 1870, the American Fisheries Society (AFS) is the world’s oldest and largest fisheries science society. The mission of AFS is to improve the conservation and sustainability of fishery resources and aquatic ecosystems by advancing fisheries and aquatic science and promoting the development of fisheries professionals. With five journals and numerous books and conferences, AFS is the leading source of fisheries science and management information in North America and around the world.
General link: fisheries.org
Link to AFS Annual Meeting: https://afstws2019.org/