Monthly Archives: January 2020

Webinar on January 28

AFS Book Review: Multispecies and Watershed Approaches to Freshwater Fish Conservation Tuesday, January 28, 2020 1:00 pm Eastern Time Presenters: Daniel Dauwalter Trout Unlimited Timothy Birdsong Texas Parks and Recreation Department Gary Garrett University of Texas at Austin Registration Link: Description: Freshwater systems in the United States have been altered dramatically, resulting in degradation... Read More

USGS Coop Unit and Climate Adaptation Science Center Funding Boost

AFS has long supported increased funding for the U.S Geological Survey’s National and Regional Climate Adaptation Science Centers (CASCs) and Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units (CRUs). Both programs received a significant funding boost in the Fiscal Year 2020 budget, signed into law last Friday. The CASCs will receive roughly $38.4 million, a more than... Read More

Poor Jack: The Plight of a Forgotten Fish

2019 Student Writing Contest Winning Essay Carissa Gervasi In the state of Florida, fishing is a big deal. Recreational saltwater fishing alone creates hundreds of thousands of jobs and brings in billions of dollars of revenue each year (NMFS 2017). That’s a really big deal. If this industry were to disappear, it would enact a major... Read More