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Conservation and science organizations call for implementation improvements for infrastructure funding

December 6, 2022 The Honorable Pete Buttigieg Secretary U.S. Department of Transportation 1200 New Jersey Ave. Washington, DC 20590 Dear Secretary Buttigieg: On behalf of our millions of members and supporters, the undersigned hunting, fishing, and conservation organizations, scientific societies, and businesses contributing to the $862 billion outdoor recreation economy write to express our continued... Read More

Editor-in-chief sought for Fisheries magazine

The American Fisheries Society (AFS) seeks a scientist with a broad perspective on fisheries to serve as editor-in-chief (EIC) of Fisheries magazine. Duties include: Work closely with AFS editorial office and editorial board, including assigning manuscripts to appropriate Editor and Science Editor; Help recruit and retain Editors and Science Editors, provide mentoring and guidance to... Read More

Webinar: LACFC Preview

Upcoming Webinar: Latin America and Caribbean Fisheries Congress Preview The Latin America and Caribbean Fisheries Congress Chairs will be joining us for two webinars to preview the conference! One session will be in English and one will be in Spanish. ESPAÑOL: 12 January 2022 5 pm Eastern Time Register for Spanish webinar   ENGLISH: 19... Read More

Conservation Groups Urge NOAA to Invest in Restoration and Protection of Marine and Coastal Habitats for Climate Resilience

December 21, 2022 The Honorable Gina Raimondo Secretary Department of Commerce 1401 Constitution Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20230 The Honorable Brenda Mallory Chair Council on Environmental Quality 730 Jackson Place NW Washington, DC 20503 The Honorable Rick Spinrad Administrator National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 1315 East West Highway Silver Spring, MD 20910 The Honorable Shalanda... Read More

Businesses, Scientists, Conservation Groups, and Agencies Call for Passage of Recovering Americas Wildlife Act

December 5, 2022 The Honorable Chuck Schumer Majority Leader United States Senate The Honorable Mitch McConnell Minority Leader United States Senate The Honorable Nancy Pelosi Speaker of the House United States House of Representatives The Honorable Kevin McCarthy Minority Leader United States House of Representatives Dear Majority Leader Schumer, Minority Leader McConnell, Speaker Pelosi, and... Read More

Fish Passage Implementation Under Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Requires Commitment to Agency Coordination

  The Honorable Tracy Stone-Manning Director Bureau of Land Management The Honorable Camille Touton Commissioner Bureau of Reclamation The Honorable Stephanie Pollack Acting Administrator Federal Highway Administration The Honorable Michael Regan Administrator Environmental Protection Agency The Honorable Rick Spinrad Administrator National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration The Honorable Mike Connor Assistant Secretary of the Army for... Read More

Conservation and Sporting Organizations Call for Passage of the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act

November 30, 2022 The Honorable Chuck Schumer Majority Leader United States Senate The Honorable Mitch McConnell Minority Leader United States Senate The Honorable Nancy Pelosi Speaker of the House United States House of Representatives The Honorable Kevin McCarthy Minority Leader United States House of Representatives Dear Majority Leader Schumer, Minority Leader McConnell, Speaker Pelosi, and... Read More

Give to Fisheries on Giving Tuesday

This #GivingTuesday, Think of Fisheries (Donate here!) 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... Read More

In Memoriam: AFS Past President Lee Redmond

In Memoriam Lee Charles Redmond September 15, 1939 – September 20, 2022 Lee Charles Redmond, of Lohman, Missouri, passed away at the age of 83 due to heart failure on September 20, 2022. Redmond worked for the Missouri Department of Conservation for 37 years as a fishery research biologist, fisheries management supervisor, and as an... Read More