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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

2023-2024 Climate Ambassadors Program Applications Now Open

Join the 2023-2024 Climate Ambassadors Program Applications are now being accepted for the next class of Climate Ambassadors through October 1. Administered by AFS with the assistance of a team of dedicated and skilled science communication trainers, the Climate Ambassadors Program provides a specialized 2-year communication skills program beginning with orientation in December and training starting... Read More

Recovering America’s Wildlife Act Video Contest

The Recovering America’s Wildlife Act is nearing the finish line. AFS is joining our partners in a social media blitz to mobilize personal networks around Recovering America’s Wildlife Act. We are asking people to make videos to share with their friends, followers, connections (particularly on social media, but any digital medium can be used), describing... Read More

2022 Society Diversity Survey

AFS is committed to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in our society and profession. As part of our commitment, we’re asking for AFS members to participate in the 2022 Society Diversity Survey. This survey is being administered by Western Washington University and is funded through the National Science Foundation’s LEAPS award (Leading Cultural Change through... 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