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Recovering America’s Wildlife Act Reintroduction: A Major Step Forward for Fish and Wildlife Conservation

Contact: Caroline Murphy, [email protected]; Beth Beard, [email protected] Recovering America’s Wildlife Act Reintroduction: A Major Step Forward for Fish and Wildlife Conservation July 12, 2019 (Bethesda, MD) – The American Fisheries Society (AFS) and The Wildlife Society (TWS) are praising landmark legislation that seeks to transform fish and wildlife conservation across the nation. U.S. Representatives Debbie... Read More

WOTUS Rule Fails to Consider Science and Threatens Fish and Fisheries

New Paper, “Headwater Streams and Wetlands are Critical for Sustaining Fish, Fisheries and Ecosystem Services,” demonstrates threats to ecosystem services, imperiled species, commercial and recreational species, and culturally valuable fish from narrow rule. The American Fisheries Society (AFS) is deeply concerned with the proposed rule released Thursday, February 14, by the EPA and the U.S.... 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

ARIZONA/NEW MEXICO CHAPTER RECEIVES AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING SMALL CHAPTER FROM THE AMERICAN FISHERIES SOCIETY

(Atlantic City, NJ) August 22, 2018 – The Arizona/New Mexico AFS Chapter received the award for Outstanding Small Chapter 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 Best Unit Awards recognize outstanding professionalism, active resource... Read More

OREGON CHAPTER RECEIVES AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING LARGE CHAPTER FROM THE AMERICAN FISHERIES SOCIETY

(Atlantic City, NJ) August 22, 2018 – Oregon AFS Chapter received the award for Outstanding Large Chapter 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 Best Unit Awards recognize outstanding professionalism, active resource protection and... Read More

ROBERT L. CURRY FROM RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA RECEIVES MERITORIOUS SERVICE AWARD FROM THE AMERICAN FISHERIES SOCIETY

(Atlantic City, NJ) August 22, 2018 – Robert L. Curry was awarded the Meritorious Service 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 Meritorious Service Award recognizes an individual AFS member for loyalty, dedication,... Read More