Press Releases

Press Release: Fisheries Conference Brings Some 1,800 Scientists and Professionals to Atlantic City

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 18, 2018 Contact: Martha Wilson [email protected] Tel.202.445.9514 FISHERIES CONFERENCE BRINGS SOME 1,800 SCIENTISTS AND PROFESSIONALS TO ATLANTIC CITY (Atlantic City, NJ) August 18, 2017 – Fisheries scientists and professionals from around the country and around the world will gather in Atlantic City from August 19-23 for the annual meeting of the American... Read More

Media Advisory: Science Panel on Offshore Wind Energy Impacts on Fisheries

WHO:                    American Fisheries Society (AFS) and the Mid Atlantic AFS Chapter WHEN:                  Tuesday, August 21, 2017, 4:20 p.m. – 5:20 p.m. WHERE:                Atlantic City Convention Center, Atlantic City, New Jersey, 3rd floor, Room 301 WHAT:                  Science Panel: “Offshore Wind Energy Impacts on Fisheries: Investigating Uncharted Waters in Research and Monitoring” Experts will explore the... Read More

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