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Fisheries Conservation Foundation Presented with Carl R. Sullivan Fishery Conservation Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 7, 2021 Contact: Beth Beard [email protected] FISHERIES CONSERVATION FOUNDATION PRESENTED WITH CARL R. SULLIVAN FISHERY CONSERVATION AWARD (Baltimore, Md.) November 7, 2021 – The Fisheries Conservation Foundation (FCF) received the prestigious Carl R. Sullivan Fishery Conservation Award (“the Sully”) at the 2021 American Fisheries Society (AFS) 151st Annual Meeting. AFS Past... Read More

Give to Fisheries on Giving Tuesday

This #GivingTuesday, Think of Fisheries (Donate here!) Every year people around the world designate a donation day. It’s called “Giving Tuesday.” It’s your chance to think about the organizations you care about and how much more they might be able to do with a gift from you. At the American Fisheries Society, we’re proud of the... Read More

Christopher Estes Receives Stanley Moberly Award for Fish Habitat Conservation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 8, 2021 Contact: Beth Beard [email protected] CHRISTOPHER ESTES RECEIVES STANLEY A. MOBERLY AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS IN FISH HABITAT CONSERVATION FROM THE AMERICAN FISHERIES SOCIETY (Baltimore, Md.) November 8, 2021 – Christopher Estes received the Stanley A. Moberly Award for Outstanding Lifetime Achievements and Contributions to Fish Habitat Conservation. American Fisheries... Read More

University of Massachusetts Professor Andy Danylchuk Receives Excellence in Fisheries Education Award

(Baltimore, Md.) November 8, 2021 – Andy Danylchuk, Professor of Fish Conservation at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, received the Excellence in Fisheries Education Award at the 2021 American Fisheries Society (AFS) Annual Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland. AFS Past President Brian Murphy presented the award at the day’s plenary session. The Excellence in Fisheries Education... Read More

American Fisheries Society Debuts New Logo

At the AFS Business Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland, on November 9, 2021, we were proud to debut a new logo as we embark on our next 150 years. Elements of the new logo include: FISH: It is a generic fish that is in motion—a nod to our science that is always moving forward toward better... Read More

AFS Calls for More Investment in Conservation in Farm Bill

October 7, 2021 The Honorable Chuck Schumer, Majority Leader United States Senate The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House United States House of Representatives Dear Leader Schumer and Speaker Pelosi, Thank you for your ongoing efforts to pass a Build Back Better Act that includes robust funding for climate-smart agriculture. As you continue to... Read More