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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

AFS Seeks Journal Editors-in-Chief

          The American Fisheries Society (AFS) seeks four scientists with a broad perspective on fisheries to serve as editors-in-chief (EIC) of: Transactions of the American Fisheries Society North American Journal of Fisheries Management Marine and Coastal Fisheries: Dynamics, Management, and Ecosystem Science Fisheries magazine The four EICs would be appointed for... Read More

AFS Journals to Be Published by Wiley

The American Fisheries Society is pleased to announce that its suite of five journals and Fisheries magazine will be published by Wiley beginning in January 2018. The new agreement includes free online access to all AFS journals for AFS individual members. Members will continue to receive print copies of Fisheries as part of their membership benefits,... Read More

Hutton Program Wins Association Award

The American Fisheries Society's Hutton Junior Fisheries Biology Program has been named a 2017 "Power of A" Gold Award winner by the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE). The Power of A Awards recognize a select number of organizations annually that distinguish themselves with innovative, effective and broad-reaching programs and activities that positively impact America and the... Read More

Latest Impact Factors for AFS Journals Released

The newly released 2016 Impact Factors show gains for four of six AFS publications, with Fisheries magazine achieving a score of 3.00, making it #5 out of 50 fisheries publications. Journal 2016 IF 2015 IF 2014 IF 5-Year IF 2016 Ranking  2015 Ranking Journal of Aquatic Animal Health 0.906 0.859 0.986 1.130 32/50 Fisheries; 67/136... Read More

New AFS Policy Director Drue Winters

Please join us in welcoming Drue Banta Winters to AFS. Drue joins AFS as the new policy director, temporarily sharing the role with Tom Bigford who will retire later this year. Together they will lead the organization’s policy advocacy efforts, through thoughtful engagement with decision makers on issues that impact aquatic resources. The policy team capitalizes... Read More