Members in the News

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

Gary Curtis Named Editor in Chief of Fisheries Magazine

Gary Curtis has replaced Jeff Schaeffer as Editor in Chief (EIC) of Fisheries magazine. Schaeffer has stepped down from the position after serving as Chief Editor from 2013–2018, and Editor in Chief beginning in April of 2018. Curtis served as a Co-Chief Science Editor for Fisheries before being named by Schaeffer as the new EIC. Curtis’... Read More

Paul Michaletz appointed to the editor team of North American Journal of Fisheries Management

AFS Publications welcomes Paul Michaletz to the editorial board of the North American Journal of Fisheries Management (NAJFM).  Paul will be replacing Geraldine Vander Haegen as an editor of the journal. A 33-year veteran of the Missouri Department of Conservation, Paul has authored or coauthored over 40 peer-reviewed publications—over half of which have been published in... Read More

Book Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Missouri Chapter

The more you know about the past, the better prepared you are for the future -Teddy Roosevelt What Teddy said about knowing the past to prepare for the future also applies to MOAFS.  In that regard, I am pleased to announce the upcoming publication for release, Still Hooked: Our First Fifty Years, a compilation of... 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

New AFS Journal Editors-in-Chief

One the primary recommendations of a special publications workshop held in May 2017 in Reno, Nevada, was the creation of Editor-in-Chief (EIC) positions for four of the AFS journals. EIC duties include assigning manuscripts to the appropriate Editor and Associate Editor, recruiting and mentoring Editors and Associate Editors, soliciting manuscripts, ensuring that journal objectives and... Read More