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Media Advisory: AFS Annual Meeting in Atlantic City

MEDIA ADVISORY WHO: American Fisheries Society (AFS) and the Mid-Atlantic Chapter. Co-sponsored by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and Delaware’s Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) WHAT: Several Regional Issues, Including Offshore Wind Energy, Aquaculture, Climate Impacts and Other Cutting Edge Research Are Examined As Some 1,800 Fisheries Scientists and Professionals... Read More

American Fisheries Society Publishes Special Journal Section on Ancient Fishes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 23, 2018 Contact: Martha Wilson Tel. 202.445.9514 [email protected] ANGLING FOR DINOSAURS: NEW RESEARCH ON ANCIENT FISHES American Fisheries Society publishes special section on Ancient Fishes (Bethesda, MD) July 20, 2018 – The American Fisheries Society (AFS) has published a special section of Transactions of the American Fisheries Society titled “Angling for... Read More

One-Third of American Wildlife at Increased Risk of Extinction

            New Report Details America’s Looming Wildlife Crisis, Highlights Ways to Help Species in Trouble Contact: Lacey McCormick, National Wildlife Federation, 512-610-7765, [email protected] Martha Wilson, American Fisheries Society, 202-445-9514, [email protected] WASHINGTON (March 29, 2018) – As many as one-third of U.S. wildlife species are at increased risk of extinction, according to... Read More

Scientists, Whole Foods, and State Rep. Raschein Address Good News, Bad News on Lionfish

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 22, 2017 Contact: Martha Wilson Tel.202.445.9514 [email protected] Scientists, Whole Foods and State Rep Raschein Address Good News, Bad News on Lionfish American Fisheries Society hosts public panel to address regional impacts of lionfish “Invasion” (TAMPA, FL) August 22, 2017 – At the American Fisheries Society (AFS) Annual Meeting today in Tampa, State... 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

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

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