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2018 Annual Meeting Skinner Memorial Raffle

Preparations for the Skinner Memorial Raffle at the 2018 annual meeting in Atlantic City are being made. We are contacting members nationwide to help in obtaining items for this exciting raffle. Activity Items such as vacation stays, restaurant meals, and outdoor activities (such as fishing trips, aquarium/museum tickets, etc.) as well as big ticket prizes... Read More

AFS Helps Rebuild Estuaries in Puerto Rico

Impressive Turnout as AFS Volunteers Help Rebuild Estuaries in San Juan Nearly 100 AFS and partner volunteers turned out to support the San Juan Chapter as it helps rebuild estuaries on the island. The first effort was at Ocean Park Beach, since the Aviones Beach suffered too much damage to allow volunteers. Piñones is an... Read More

Opportunities for Undergraduate and Graduate Students: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Directorate Resource Assistant Fellows Project

In 2018, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) will partner with the Student Conservation Association (SCA) for the FWS Directorate Resource Assistant Fellows Program (DFP). DFP provides undergraduate rising seniors and graduate students who are interested in conservation or other related careers with a full-time, 11-week opportunity that supports FWS conservation priorities. Undergraduate rising... Read More

Belize Research Experiences for Undergraduates

The University of Central Florida has announced the 3rd year of National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Site “Preparing the Next Generation of Scholars through Community GIS and Citizen Science.” The program offers fully funded summer research experiences for at least 8 undergraduate students in Belize for 5 weeks and Orlando for 2... Read More

Berkeley Fellowship Deadline Extended to March 1

The application period for the 2018 Steven Berkeley Marine Conservation Fellowship has been extended until March 1, 2018. This fellowship was created by AFS in 2007 to honor the memory of Steven Berkeley, a dedicated fisheries scientist with a passionate interest in integrating the fields of marine ecology, conservation biology, and fisheries science to improve fisheries... Read More

Hutton Program 2018 Applications Now Being Accepted

The Hutton Junior Fisheries Biology Program was approved in 2000 by the AFS Governing Board and named after the American Fisheries Society’s first executive director, the late Robert F. Hutton. The Hutton Program offers scholarships to select high school juniors and seniors interested in biological, environmental, and fisheries science. Students are matched and mentored by... Read More