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End of Year Letter from President Jesse Trushenski

Dear AFS Members, As your President, I am committed to advancing our members, the fisheries profession, and AFS as an organization. My plan of work, shaped by years of interacting with our membership, identifies priorities we must address in order to be successful, now and in the future. During my presidency, I’m working with our community... Read More

AFS End-of-Year Book Sale – Online Bookstore only

AFS is offering more than 100 publications at reduced prices. From now until January 7, 2019, take advantage of our End-of-Year Book Sale and save on selected titles. Complete your science library at dramatically reduced prices – all sale publications are priced from $5.00 to $20.00. No refunds or returns on this special offer. These... Read More

Nominations Open for 2020 International Fisheries Science Prize

Nominations for the 2020 Prize are now closed and the recipient will be announced soon. The International Fisheries Section of the American Fisheries Society is requesting nominations for the International Fisheries Science Prize (IFSP). The IFSP honors an individual for his or her contribution to global fisheries science and/or conservation and is presented once every... Read More

Trout Out of the Classroom

On Saturday, November 17th, the American Fisheries Society and 75 other attendees participated in a Charter Signing Ceremony of the TIA Alliance at James Madison High School in Vienna, Virginia. The TIA Alliance was formed by Trout Unlimited, the Isaac Walton League of America, and the American Fisheries Society to facilitate the extension of James... Read More

Book Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Missouri Chapter

The more you know about the past, the better prepared you are for the future -Teddy Roosevelt What Teddy said about knowing the past to prepare for the future also applies to MOAFS.  In that regard, I am pleased to announce the upcoming publication for release, Still Hooked: Our First Fifty Years, a compilation of... Read More

Three AFS Staff Members Recognized with Prestigious Awards

Shawn Johnston Meeting and Events Manager at AFS headquarters in Bethesda, Shawn Johnston heads all aspects of meetings management at the Society. At this year’s Annual Meeting in Atlantic City, Shawn was given the AFS Distinguished Service Award (DSA). The DSA is given to individuals who have provided outstanding service to AFS. “Shawn has rendered distinguished... Read More

World Fisheries Congress 2020: Call for Expressions of Interest

The World Fisheries Congress 2020 (WFC2020) will be held in Adelaide, Australia from 11-15 October 2020. The WFC2020 aims to have a diverse, exciting and broad reaching Congress to showcase the world’s commercial, recreational and indigenous fisheries. We would like to invite you to co-create the Congress program and to help set the future directions... Read More

LEANNE ROULSON ELECTED AFS SECOND VICE PRESIDENT

The AFS Officers are happy to announce that Leanne Roulson has been elected by membership to serve as the Second Vice President for the Society, taking effect at the end of the Annual Meeting in Atlantic City. Leanne is a fisheries biologist and environmental policy specialist. She is an AFS-Certified Fisheries professional with more than... Read More