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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

Meeting of the Generations – Panelists Needed

Meeting of the Generations – Perspectives on fisheries from those got us here to those will take us forward A proposal for the AFS 150th Anniversary  The Concept: A discussion group representing the full spectrum of fisheries professionals will engage in key conversations about the development of the current state of the profession and looking... Read More

AFS 2019 Symposia Proposal Deadline Extended until March 15

Due to numerous requests, symposia proposal submission for the 2019 Joint Conference with The Wildlife Society in Reno-Tahoe has been extended one final time until March 15. “We have been hearing from many people that they simply are still digging out from the impacts of the federal government shutdown and that has impacted their ability to develop... Read More

AFWA Resolution Endorsing Participation in the AFS-TWS Joint 2019 Meeting in Reno-Tahoe

RESOLUTION #2018-05-07 TO ENCOURAGE PARTICIPATION BY AFWA MEMBERS IN THE 2019 JOINT CONFERENCE OF THE AMERICAN FISHERIES SOCIETY AND THE WILDLIFE SOCIETY The Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies recognizes and appreciates the importance of ensuring that state, provincial, and federal fisheries and wildlife management agency staff and their partners have access to the best... Read More

Free Access to AFS Award-winning Papers

During the month of September, enjoy free access to Best Paper Award winners. The awards were presented at the AFS Annual Meeting in Atlantic City in August. The Robert L. Kendall Best Paper in Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, accepted by Tiffany E. Vidal from AFS President Steve McMullin Using Variance Structure to Quantify... Read More

DR. WILLIAM MATTHEWS FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA RECEIVES CARL R. SULLIVAN FISHERY CONSERVATION AWARD FROM THE AMERICAN FISHERIES SOCIETY

(Atlantic City, NJ) August 21, 2018 – Dr. William Matthews received the Carl R. Sullivan Fishery Conservation Award at the 2018 American Fisheries Society (AFS) Annual Meeting in Atlantic City, New Jersey. AFS President Steve L. McMullin presented the award at the meeting’s plenary session. Carl R. Sullivan Fishery Conservation Award, also known as the... Read More

CENTER FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF POPULATION ASSESSMENT METHODOLOGY RECEIVES WILLIAM E. RICKER RESOURCE CONSERVATION AWARD FROM THE AMERICAN FISHERIES SOCIETY

(Atlantic City, NJ) August 22, 2018 – The Center for the Advancement of Population Assessment Methodology received the William E. Ricker Resource Conservation Award at the 2018 American Fisheries Society (AFS) Annual Meeting in Atlantic City, New Jersey. AFS President Steve L. McMullin presented the award at the meeting’s plenary session. The William E. Ricker... Read More

DR. GERALD Z. JACOBI FROM NEW MEXICO HIGHLANDS UNIVERSITY RECEIVES PRESIDENT’S FISHERY CONSERVATION AWARD FROM THE AMERICAN FISHERIES SOCIETY

(Atlantic City, NJ) August 21, 2018 – Dr. Gerald Jacobi, member of the Santa Fe River Commission, received the President’s Fishery Conservation Award at the 2018 American Fisheries Society (AFS) Annual Meeting in Atlantic City, New Jersey. AFS President Steve L. McMullin presented the award at the meeting’s plenary session. The President’s Fishery Conservation Award... Read More

PARTNERSHIP FOR THE DELAWARE ESTUARY RECEIVES PRESIDENT’S FISHERY CONSERVATION AWARD FROM THE AMERICAN FISHERIES SOCIETY

(Atlantic City, NJ) August 21, 2018 – Partnership for the Delaware Estuary received the President’s Fishery Conservation Award at the 2018 American Fisheries Society (AFS) Annual Meeting in Atlantic City, New Jersey. AFS President Steve L. McMullin presented the award at the meeting’s plenary session. The President’s Fishery Conservation Award is awarded for singular accomplishments... Read More