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Michigan State University Professor William Taylor Receives AFS Award of Excellence

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 10, 2021 Contact: Beth Beard [email protected] 240-687-3761 MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR WILLIAM TAYLOR RECEIVES THE AWARD OF EXCELLENCE FROM THE AMERICAN FISHERIES SOCIETY (Baltimore, Md.) November 10, 2021 – William Taylor, Ph.D., University Distinguished Professor in Global Fisheries Systems at Michigan State University, received the Award of Excellence at the American Fisheries... Read More

AFS Mourns Loss of Longtime Member Tom Kwak

The AFS family is very saddened about the untimely loss of Dr. Tom Kwak, Leader of the North Carolina Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit. Tom passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on Friday, November 19, 2021, at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee, Illinois. Tom was Past President of the AFS Southern Division and previously served... Read More

Fisheries Conservation Foundation Presented with Carl R. Sullivan Fishery Conservation Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 7, 2021 Contact: Beth Beard [email protected] FISHERIES CONSERVATION FOUNDATION PRESENTED WITH CARL R. SULLIVAN FISHERY CONSERVATION AWARD (Baltimore, Md.) November 7, 2021 – The Fisheries Conservation Foundation (FCF) received the prestigious Carl R. Sullivan Fishery Conservation Award (“the Sully”) at the 2021 American Fisheries Society (AFS) 151st Annual Meeting. AFS Past... Read More

Christopher Estes Receives Stanley Moberly Award for Fish Habitat Conservation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 8, 2021 Contact: Beth Beard [email protected] CHRISTOPHER ESTES RECEIVES STANLEY A. MOBERLY AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS IN FISH HABITAT CONSERVATION FROM THE AMERICAN FISHERIES SOCIETY (Baltimore, Md.) November 8, 2021 – Christopher Estes received the Stanley A. Moberly Award for Outstanding Lifetime Achievements and Contributions to Fish Habitat Conservation. American Fisheries... Read More

University of Massachusetts Professor Andy Danylchuk Receives Excellence in Fisheries Education Award

(Baltimore, Md.) November 8, 2021 – Andy Danylchuk, Professor of Fish Conservation at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, received the Excellence in Fisheries Education Award at the 2021 American Fisheries Society (AFS) Annual Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland. AFS Past President Brian Murphy presented the award at the day’s plenary session. The Excellence in Fisheries Education... Read More

Shona Whyte Named Journal of Aquatic Animal Health Editor

AFS publications is pleased to announce Shona Whyte will serve as editor for the Journal of Aquatic Animal Health. Whyte is a research scientist, and adjunct professor and graduate faculty within the Department of Pathology and Microbiology at the University of Prince Edward Island’s Atlantic Veterinary College. She has been employed by both academic institutions and industry,... Read More

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 2, 2019 Contact: Beth Beard [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