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

eBooks Now Available in Bookstore

New in the Bookstore: Some of your favorite titles are now available as eBooks! Ebooks are extremely portable, and able to be stored on a number of devices with no physical storage space needed. Readers can increase font sizes, bookmark pages, make notes, highlight passages, and save selected text. They’re easily searchable. You can read... Read More

North American Journal of Aquaculture Seeks Associate Editors

  The American Fisheries Society seeks fisheries scientists to serve as Associate Editors of the North American Journal of Aquaculture (NAJA). Experience in reviewing and publishing in NAJA or companion AFS journals preferred. NAJA publishes papers in all areas of intensive and extensive fish culture. Topics include broodstock selection and spawning, nutrition and feeding, health... Read More