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Special COVID-19 Statement

AFS Members, Partners, Exhibitors, and Annual Meeting attendees: Statement as of March 16, 2020 At the present time, the COVID-19 pandemic is having serious impacts on special events such as conferences around the world. We want to reassure you of several points regarding the AFS Annual Meeting in Columbus, Ohio, August 30 – September 3,... Read More

Thomas Annear Receives Carl Sullivan Fishery Conservation Award from the American Fisheries Society

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 2, 2019 Contact: Beth Beard bb[email protected] THOMAS ANNEAR RECEIVES THE CARL R. SULLIVAN FISHERY CONSERVATION AWARD (Reno, NV) October 2, 2019 – Thomas Annear received the Carl R. Sullivan Fishery Conservation Award (“the Sully”) at the 2019 American Fisheries Society (AFS) Joint Conference with The Wildlife Society in Reno, Nevada. AFS... Read More

Scott Hinch of the University of British Columbia Receives the American Fisheries Society Award of Excellence

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 2, 2019 Contact: Beth Beard [email protected] 240-687-3761   SCOTT HINCH RECEIVES THE AWARD OF EXCELLENCE FROM THE AMERICAN FISHERIES SOCIETY (Reno, NV) October 2, 2019 – University of British Columbia Faculty of Forestry forest and conservation sciences professor Dr. Scott Hinch received the Award of Excellence at the 2019 American Fisheries... Read More

Kenneth Beal Receives Emmeline Moore Prize

(Reno, NV) October 2019 – Kenneth Beal received the Emmeline Moore Prize at the 2019 American Fisheries Society (AFS) Joint Conference with The Wildlife Society in Reno, Nevada. AFS President Jesse Trushenski presented the award at the meeting’s plenary session. This award is presented to an individual who demonstrates strong commitment and exemplary service to... Read More

Stan Moberly Receives Inaugural Stan Moberly Award for Fish Habitat Conservation from the American Fisheries Society

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 1, 2019 Contact: Beth Beard [email protected] STAN MOBERLY RECEIVES STANLEY A. MOBERLY AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS IN FISH HABITAT CONSERVATION FROM THE AMERICAN FISHERIES SOCIETY (Reno, NV) October 1, 2019 – Stan Moberly received the first annual Stanley A. Moberly Award for Outstanding Contributions in Fish Habitat Conservation established in 2019.... Read More

World Fish Migration Foundation Receives President’s Fishery Conservation Award from the American Fisheries Society

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 1, 2019 Contact: Beth Beard 240-687-3761 [email protected] WORLD FISH MIGRATION FOUNDATION RECEIVES PRESIDENT’S FISHERY CONSERVATION AWARD FROM THE AMERICAN FISHERIES SOCIETY (Reno, Nevada) October 1, 2019 – The World Fish Migration Foundation and its founder, Herman Wanningen, received the President’s Fishery Conservation Award at the 2019 American Fisheries Society (AFS)... Read More

Media Advisory: Joint Annual Conference with The Wildlife Society in Reno

MEDIA ADVISORY   WHO:                     American Fisheries Society (AFS) and The Wildlife Society (TWS) WHAT:                   Historic first-ever joint conference of the major North American fisheries and wildlife societies that is expected to draw more than 3,000 scientists from around the world WHEN:                  Five days (September 29 –... Read More