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Monthly Archives: June 2020

Recovering America’s Wildlife Act Would Also Help Economic Recovery

June 11, 2020 The Honorable Nancy Pelosi Speaker of the House U.S. House of Representatives U.S. Capitol, H-232 Washington, D.C. 20510 The Honorable Mitch McConnell Majority Leader U.S. Senate Washington, D.C. 20510 The Honorable Kevin McCarthy Minority Leader U.S. House of Representatives U.S. Capitol, H-204 Washington, D.C. 20515 The Honorable Charles Schumer Minority Leader U.S.... Read More

Webinar – September 9 – Stream Simulation Design Methodology

Stream Simulation Design Methodology: A design methodology for adapting road crossing infrastructure (bridges and culverts) to climate change Wednesday, September 9, 2020 2:00 pm Eastern Time Register Now Speaker: Robert Gubernick, R.G. Watershed Restoration Geologist USDA Forest Service National Stream and Aquatic Ecology Center   In North America, Climate change has caused increases in frequency... Read More

Webinar – August 12 – Conservation & Management of Alligator Gar

More than a River Monster: Conservation and Management of Alligator Gar Wednesday, August 12, 2020 2:00 pm Eastern Time Presented by: Nate Smith, Texas Parks & Wildlife Register Now! Growing appreciation of biodiversity and the role of apex predators, along with increasing popularity of multispecies and trophy-oriented angling, has elevated the status of gars –... Read More

Draft Statement of World Aquatic Societies on Human-Caused Climate Change

The American Fisheries Society is teaming with other aquatic scientific societies worldwide to author a “Statement of World Aquatic Societies on Human-Caused Climate Change.”  This statement, which will be circulated to the media, highlights major scientific findings related to effects of climate change on aquatic ecosystems.  It also provides recommended actions, based on scientific findings,... Read More

Coronavirus, Climate Change, and a Bit of Hope

Scott A. Bonar | AFS President Inspired and hopeful! Those words describe how I feel after seeing worldwide and AFS member response to coronavirus. The pandemic is of course devastating, but some good things are collateral results of a world shifting gears. The kindness, hard work, and decency of people, including fisheries professionals, are on... Read More