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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

In Memoriam: AFS Past President Lee Redmond

In Memoriam Lee Charles Redmond September 15, 1939 – September 20, 2022 Lee Charles Redmond, of Lohman, Missouri, passed away at the age of 83 due to heart failure on September 20, 2022. Redmond worked for the Missouri Department of Conservation for 37 years as a fishery research biologist, fisheries management supervisor, and as an... Read More

Webinar: The Future of Fish and Flows

Upcoming Webinar: The Future of Fish and Flows: Solutions for Balancing Energy and Ecosystem Needs Thursday, October 13, 2022 1:00 pm Eastern Time Registration is now open! Complimentary for AFS members $25 for non-members Featuring three papers presented during the 2022 AFS Annual Meeting in Spokane! Presenters: Peter Graf Grant County (Washington) Public Utility District... Read More

2023-2024 Climate Ambassadors Program Applications Now Open

Join the 2023-2024 Climate Ambassadors Program Applications are now being accepted for the next class of Climate Ambassadors through October 1. Administered by AFS with the assistance of a team of dedicated and skilled science communication trainers, the Climate Ambassadors Program provides a specialized 2-year communication skills program beginning with orientation in December and training starting... Read More

AFS Supports EPA Restrictions on Pebble Mine

September 6, 2022 Mr. Michael S. Regan Administrator Environmental Protection Agency Mail Code 2822T, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, D.C. 20460 via regulations.gov Re: Proposed determination to restrict the use of certain waters in Alaska’s Bristol Bay watershed as disposal sites for discharge of dredged or fill material in association with mining the Pebble deposit;... Read More

Tom Bigford Receives Stanley A. Moberly Award for Fish Habitat Conservation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 23, 2022 Contact: Beth Beard [email protected] TOM BIGFORD RECEIVES STANLEY A. MOBERLY AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS IN FISH HABITAT CONSERVATION FROM THE AMERICAN FISHERIES SOCIETY (Spokane, WA) August 23, 2022 – Tom Bigford received the Stanley A. Moberly Award for Outstanding Lifetime Achievements and Contributions to Fish Habitat Conservation. American Fisheries... Read More

Recovering America’s Wildlife Act Video Contest

The Recovering America’s Wildlife Act is nearing the finish line. AFS is joining our partners in a social media blitz to mobilize personal networks around Recovering America’s Wildlife Act. We are asking people to make videos to share with their friends, followers, connections (particularly on social media, but any digital medium can be used), describing... Read More

Robert Hughes Receives the Award of Excellence from the American Fisheries Society

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 25, 2022 Contact: Beth Beard [email protected] 240-687-3761 ROBERT HUGHES RECEIVES THE AWARD OF EXCELLENCE FROM THE AMERICAN FISHERIES SOCIETY (Spokane, WA) August 25, 2022 – Robert Hughes, Ph.D., Courtesy Associate Professor at Oregon State University, Senior Research Scientist at Amnis Opes Institute, and President of Integrated Ecosystem Sciences Inc., received the... Read More