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Belize Research Experiences for Undergraduates

The University of Central Florida has announced the 3rd year of National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Site “Preparing the Next Generation of Scholars through Community GIS and Citizen Science.” The program offers fully funded summer research experiences for at least 8 undergraduate students in Belize for 5 weeks and Orlando for 2... Read More

Berkeley Fellowship Deadline Extended to March 1

The application period for the 2018 Steven Berkeley Marine Conservation Fellowship has been extended until March 1, 2018. This fellowship was created by AFS in 2007 to honor the memory of Steven Berkeley, a dedicated fisheries scientist with a passionate interest in integrating the fields of marine ecology, conservation biology, and fisheries science to improve fisheries... Read More

Hutton Program 2018 Applications Now Being Accepted

The Hutton Junior Fisheries Biology Program was approved in 2000 by the AFS Governing Board and named after the American Fisheries Society’s first executive director, the late Robert F. Hutton. The Hutton Program offers scholarships to select high school juniors and seniors interested in biological, environmental, and fisheries science. Students are matched and mentored by... Read More

AFS Seeks Journal Editor

AFS seeks a scientist with a broad perspective on fisheries to serve as editor of our flagship journal Transactions of the American Fisheries Society (TAFS).  Editor must be committed to fast-paced deadlines, and would be appointed for a three-year renewable term. Duties include: Using the advice of associate editors and reviewers to make publication decisions... Read More

Thank you, Tom Bigford

With the new year comes bittersweet news from AFS headquarters in Bethesda, Maryland: Tom Bigford is retiring as Director of Policy, with Drue Winters taking his place at the helm. “While Tom will continue to participate in AFS activities as a member of the Society, his invaluable expertise and persona will be greatly missed. Tom... Read More

2018 AFS International Fisheries Section Fellow Award

Applications due by March 6, 2018   Attention Students and Young Professionals: The International Fisheries Section (IFS) of the American Fisheries Society (AFS) is excited to announce the 2018 International Fisheries Section Fellow Award. The Fellow will represent IFS/AFS by presenting a poster or oral presentation at the 2018 Fisheries Society of the British Isles... Read More

Sign-Up for eTOCs for AFS Journals and Fisheries

Visit Wiley Online Library and click “Get New Content Alerts” to sign-up for electronic table of contents.  Follow the links below to sign up for your favorite AFS titles: Transactions of the American Fisheries Society North American Journal of Fisheries Management North American Journal of Aquaculture Journal of Aquatic Animal Health Marine and Coastal Fisheries:... Read More

Remember AFS on Giving Tuesday

Every year people around the world designate a donation day. It’s called “Giving Tuesday.” It’s your chance to think about the organizations you care about and how much more they might be able to do with a gift from you. At the American Fisheries Society, we’re proud of the work we do together to advance the... Read More

Instream Flow Council Announces April 2018 Workshop

The Instream Flow Council has announced a workshop-style effort to help resource managers understand proven tools and strategies they can put to practice in their own jurisdiction to balance traditionally recognized water needs with the ecological vitality of river and lake systems. “Managing Rivers, Reservoirs, and Lakes in the Face of Drought — Practical Tools... Read More