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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

American Fisheries Society Debuts New Logo

At the AFS Business Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland, on November 9, 2021, we were proud to debut a new logo as we embark on our next 150 years. Elements of the new logo include: FISH: It is a generic fish that is in motion—a nod to our science that is always moving forward toward better... Read More

Miguel Garcia-Bermudez Elected Second Vice President of American Fisheries Society

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 14, 2021 Contact: Beth Beard E-mail: [email protected] Miguel Garcia-Bermudez Elected Second Vice President of American Fisheries Society (Bethesda, MD) – Miguel Garcia-Bermudez, Ph.D., Fish and Wildlife Administrator for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Science Application Program (U.S. Caribbean), was elected Second Vice President of the American Fisheries Society (AFS). This vote... Read More

Instream Flow and Water Level Conservation Training Center Survey

For nearly two decades, instream flow conservation principles were provided under the direction of the federal Cooperative Instream Flow Service Group (CIFSG) in Fort Collins, Colorado. Since that group ceased to exist in 2001, no substitute centralized source of training and support services for instream flow and water level conservation studies has been established. Many... Read More

AFS Second Vice President Candidate Statement: Brad Parsons

AFS members: Voting instructions will be emailed to you. BACKGROUND I was fortunate to grow up in southern Wisconsin very near the top of a watershed of a clear, beautiful, and largely undeveloped lake. I used to spend hours walking the shoreline, swimming, and fishing at that lake. Combined with family vacations to beautiful northern... Read More

New Award Announcement: William R. Mote Fisheries Fellowship

The American Fisheries Society (AFS) is thrilled to announce the establishment of the William R. Mote Fisheries Fellowship. Eligible applicants will be invited to apply for the award next year; 2021 will also be the first year the fellowship is awarded. Named for Mr. William Russell Mote, who was an avid angler and lifelong benefactor... Read More

World’s Leading Aquatic Scientific Societies Urgently Call for Cuts to Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 14, 2020 Contact: Drue Winters, [email protected] or Beth Beard, [email protected] World’s Leading Aquatic Scientific Societies Urgently Call for Cuts to Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions Dire consequences for freshwater and marine resources without significant and fast action Bethesda, MD (September 14, 2020) In an unprecedented statement released today, the American Fisheries Society... Read More