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Thank you, Tom Bigford

With the new year comes bittersweet news from AFS headquarters in Bethesda, Maryland: Tom Bigford is retiring as Director of Policy, with Drue Winters taking his place at the helm. “While Tom will continue to participate in AFS activities as a member of the Society, his invaluable expertise and persona will be greatly missed. Tom... Read More

In Memoriam: Angelo Incerpi

Angelo Incerpi, 77, died unexpectedly while working in his barn on December 30, 2017. He was born in Providence, Rhode Island, and raised in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. He began his post-secondary education at the University of Idaho (Moscow) and later transferred to the University of Maine (Orono) and received a B.S. degree in wildlife and fisheries... Read More

In Memoriam: Saul Saila, Ph.D.

Saul B. Saila, 94, died on December 10th in Vallejo, California. Saila was professor emeritus of oceanography at the University of Rhode Island (URI) after 35 years as a faculty member. As one of the early faculty members at URI's Graduate School of Oceanography (GSO), he had a profound impact on the development of the... Read More

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR DR. RICHARD J. BEAMISH RECEIVES EXCELLENCE AWARD FROM THE AMERICAN FISHERIES SOCIETY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 23, 2017  Contact: Martha Wilson Tel.202.445.9514 [email protected]   ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR DR. RICHARD J. BEAMISH RECEIVES EXCELLENCE AWARD FROM THE AMERICAN FISHERIES SOCIETY   (Tampa, FL) August 23, 2017 – Dr. Richard J. Beamish received the Award of Excellence in Public Outreach at the 2017 American Fisheries Society (AFS) Annual Meeting in... Read More

VIVIAN NGUYEN RECEIVES J. FRANCES ALLEN SCHOLARSHIP FROM THE AMERICAN FISHERIES SOCIETY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 23, 2017 Contact: Martha Wilson Tel.202.445.9514 [email protected]   (Tampa, FL) August 23, 2017 – Vivian Nguyen of Carleton University received the J. Frances Allen Scholarship at the 2017 American Fisheries Society (AFS) Annual Meeting in Tampa, Florida. AFS President Joe Margraf presented the award at the meeting’s plenary session. This award... Read More

FISHERIES PROFESSIONAL DR. YUSHUN CHEN RECEIVES AWARD FOR DISTINGUISHED SERVICE FROM THE AMERICAN FISHERIES SOCIETY

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 23, 2017 Contact: Martha Wilson Tel.202.445.9514 [email protected]   (Tampa, FL) August 23, 2017 – Dr. Yushun Chen received the Distinguished Service Award at the 2017 American Fisheries Society (AFS) Annual Meeting in Tampa, Florida. AFS President Joe Margraf presented the award at the meeting’s plenary session. The Distinguished Service Award... Read More

CAROL ANN WOODY RECEIVES PRESIDENT’S FISHERY CONSERVATION AWARD FROM THE AMERICAN FISHERIES SOCIETY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 23, 2017 Contact: Martha Wilson Tel.202.445.9514 [email protected]   (Tampa, FL) August 23, 2017 – Dr. Carol Ann Woody received the President’s Fishery Conservation Award today at the 2017 American Fisheries Society (AFS) Annual Meeting in Tampa, Florida. AFS President Joe Margraf presented the award at the meeting’s plenary session. The President’s... Read More

INDIANA CHAPTER RECEIVES AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING SMALL CHAPTER FROM THE AMERICAN FISHERIES SOCIETY

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 23, 2017 Contact: Martha Wilson Tel.202.445.9514 [email protected] (Tampa, FL) August 23, 2017 – The Indiana AFS Chapter received the award for Outstanding Small Chapter at the 2017 American Fisheries Society (AFS) Annual Meeting in Tampa, Florida. AFS President Joe Margraf presented the award at the meeting’s plenary session. The Best... Read More