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Great Lakes Fisheries Scientist Mike Jones Receives William E. Ricker Resource Conservation Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 24, 2016 Contact: Martha Wilson [email protected] Mike Jones, the Peter A. Larkin Professor of Quantitative Fisheries at Michigan State University, received the William E. Ricker Resource Conservation Award at the 2016 American Fisheries Society (AFS) Annual Meeting in Kansas City, Missouri. AFS President Ron Essig presented the award at the meeting’s... Read More

U.S. Forest Service & U.S. Geological Survey Professional Mark Hudy Receives Presidents’ Fishery Conservation Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 24, 2016 Contact: Martha Wilson [email protected] Mark Hudy of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and U.S. Forest Service (USFS) received the Presidents’ Fishery Conservation Award at the 2016 American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting in Kansas City, Missouri. AFS President Ron Essig presented the award at the meeting’s Plenary Session. The Presidents’... Read More

Gwen White Receives Meritorious Service Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 23, 2016 Contact: Martha Wilson [email protected] American Fisheries Society (AFS) professional Gwen White received the Meritorious Service Award at the 2016 American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting in Kansas City, Missouri. AFS President Ron Essig presented the award at the meeting’s plenary session. The Meritorious Service Award, first presented in 1986, is... Read More

AFS Joins Over 50 Leading American Nonpartisan Organizations in Call for Presidential Candidates to Address Major Issues in Science, Engineering, Technology, Health, and the Environment

Contact: Martha Wilson [email protected] 301.897.8616 ext 233 WASHINGTON, D.C., August 10, 2016 — A blue-ribbon coalition of fifty-six leading U.S. nonpartisan organizations, representing more than 10 million scientists and engineers, are calling on U.S. Presidential candidates to address a set of twenty major issues in science, engineering, technology, health and the environment, and encouraging journalists... Read More

Rome Declaration Launches International Cross-Sectoral Effort for Responsible Inland Fisheries

Inland fisheries around the world – and the people who depend on them for food, livelihoods, and well-being – need international cross-sectoral action to improve the sustainability of freshwater aquatic resources, according to recommendations supported last week at the Committee on Fisheries (COFI) meeting at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)... Read More