Continuing Education

Learn hands-on skills to boost your career

Continuing Education is an important and growing member benefit provided by the American Fisheries Society, which fulfills the Society’s mission to help fisheries scientists develop professionally and learn continually.

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AFS is excited to announce a new educational offering! Webinars will cover a variety of subjects including career resources, policy, and diversity topics.

Promoting Fisheries Science via Social Media during #AFS148
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
1:30 pm Eastern Time
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Past Webinars

Chemistry to Conservation: Using Otoliths to Advance Fisheries Management
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
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Annual Meeting Preview!
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
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AFS Units Webinar
Thursday, May 17, 2018

Getting Hired-What Students Need to Know
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
View recording (member feature)

Surviving Peer Review
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
View recording (member feature)

Fish Bioenergetics 4.0
Monday, March 5, 2018
View recording (member feature)

Support of the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act – A Guide to Grassroots Advocacy
Thursday, February 22, 2018
View recording (member feature)

Using Bayesian Clustering Algorithms to Discover Population Genetic Structure
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
View recording (member feature)

Verbal Judo! A Method to Improve Your Ability to Talk to Those Hostile to Conservation
Thursday, December 14, 2017
View recording (member feature)

2017 Policy Overview & 2018 Engagement Outlook
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
View recording (member feature)

Upcoming Courses

Continuing Education Workshops – 2018 Annual Meeting
The Continuing Education Committee and Atlantic City Planning Team have begun working on 2018 Continuing Education Courses!

Recent Courses

2018 Planning & Executing Successful Rotenone & Antimycin Projects
Continuing Education Workshops – 2017 Annual Meeting
2017 Planning & Executing Successful Rotenone & Antimycin Projects
Continuing Education Workshops – 2016 Annual Meeting

Online Resources

Leadership at All Levels of AFS – part 1
Leadership at All Levels of AFS – part 2
AFS Governing Board members present this workshop each year at the Annual Meeting. The links above are for recordings of the 2016’s presentation.

Additional Resources

Some resources are already available to you, including: