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SARA SCHAAL RUNNER-UP FOR STEVEN BERKELEY MARINE CONSERVATION FELLOWSHIP 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 – Sara Schaal of Northeastern University was named a runner-up for the Steven Berkeley Marine Conservation Fellowship at the 2017 American Fisheries Society (AFS) Annual Meeting in Tampa, Florida. AFS President Joe Margraf presented the award at the... Read More

WEST PALM BEACH FISHING CLUB 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 – West Palm Beach Fishing Club received the President’s Fishery Conservation 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 President’s... Read More

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR DR. LISA EBY RECEIVES AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN FISHERIES EDUCATION FROM THE AMERICAN FISHERIES SOCIETY

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 22, 2017 Contact: Martha Wilson Tel.202.445.9514 [email protected]   (Tampa, FL) August 22, 2017 – Dr. Lisa Eby, Associate Professor of Aquatic Vertebrate Ecology at the University of Montana, received the award for Excellence in Fisheries Education at the 2017 American Fisheries Society (AFS) Annual Meeting in Tampa, Florida. AFS President... Read More

JOHN WALDMAN RECEIVES CARL R. SULLIVAN FISHERY CONSERVATION AWARD FROM THE AMERICAN FISHERIES SOCIETY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 21, 2017 Contact: Martha Wilson Tel.202.445.9514 [email protected]   (Tampa, FL) August 21, 2017 – Dr. John Waldman, a lifetime AFS member, received the Carl R. Sullivan Fishery Conservation Award at the 2017 American Fisheries Society (AFS) Annual Meeting in Tampa, Florida. AFS President Joe Margraf presented the award at the meeting’s... Read More

AFS Member Nathaniel Hitt Honored with Presidential Early Career Award

In January, President Obama recognized AFS member Nathaniel “Than” Hitt, Ph.D. as one of 102 scientists and researchers to earn the Presidential Early Career Award, the highest award that the government gives to independent researchers in their early careers. Hitt is a research fish biologist for the U.S. Geological Survey at the Leetown Science Center in West... Read More