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Monthly Archives: February 2020

Second Vice President Candidate Statement: Cecil Jennings

AFS Second Vice President Candidate Statement: Cecil A. Jennings AFS Members: Please check your email for voting instructions in late April. Background I have been around fish and fisheries from an early age, but recognizing that it was to become my professional passion took a bit more time! A childhood friend’s grandfather was a commercial fisherman,... Read More

AFS and Other Science Societies Request Extension of Comment Period for NEPA Overhaul

The U.S. Council on Environmental Quality recently released plans to substantially revise the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), one of the most important U.S. environmental laws. AFS and other science societies requested an extension of the comment period for these revisions. Comments can be submitted by March 10, 2020 at https://www.regulations.gov/comment?D=CEQ-2019-0003-0001. American Fisheries Society ·... Read More

Webinar – February 27 – Mythbusting Marine Aquaculture

Mythbusting Marine Aquaculture Thursday, February 27, 2020 1:00 pm Eastern Time Presenters: Jennifer Molloy, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Siting and Water Quality Mike Rust, Ph.D., NOAA Fisheries Guillaume Salze, Ph.D., Ajinomoto Animal Nutrition North America, Inc. Jesse Trushenski, Ph.D., Riverence Craig Watson, University of Florida Register Now! Description: Marine finfish aquaculture in the United States... Read More