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Kenneth Beal Receives Emmeline Moore Prize

(Reno, NV) October 2019 – Kenneth Beal received the Emmeline Moore Prize at the 2019 American Fisheries Society (AFS) Joint Conference with The Wildlife Society in Reno, Nevada. AFS President Jesse Trushenski presented the award at the meeting’s plenary session. This award is presented to an individual who demonstrates strong commitment and exemplary service to... Read More

Stan Moberly Receives Inaugural Stan Moberly Award for Fish Habitat Conservation from the American Fisheries Society

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 1, 2019 Contact: Beth Beard [email protected] STAN MOBERLY RECEIVES STANLEY A. MOBERLY AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS IN FISH HABITAT CONSERVATION FROM THE AMERICAN FISHERIES SOCIETY (Reno, NV) October 1, 2019 – Stan Moberly received the first annual Stanley A. Moberly Award for Outstanding Contributions in Fish Habitat Conservation at the American... Read More

World Fish Migration Foundation Receives President’s Fishery Conservation Award from the American Fisheries Society

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 1, 2019 Contact: Beth Beard 240-687-3761 [email protected] WORLD FISH MIGRATION FOUNDATION RECEIVES PRESIDENT’S FISHERY CONSERVATION AWARD FROM THE AMERICAN FISHERIES SOCIETY (Reno, Nevada) October 1, 2019 – The World Fish Migration Foundation and its founder, Herman Wanningen, received the President’s Fishery Conservation Award at the 2019 American Fisheries Society (AFS)... Read More

AFS Joins Conservation Organizations Opposing EPA’s Move to Finalize Clean Water Rule Rollback

News for Immediate Release September 12, 2019 Contact: Marnee Banks, 202-639-8727 x19, [email protected] Conservation Organizations Oppose EPA’s Move to Finalize Rollback of Clean Water Protections Groups rally together to voice support for fish and wildlife habitat, wetlands, and headwater streams (Washington, D.C.) – Conservation groups are opposing the Administration’s rollback of the 2015 Clean Water Rule,... Read More

Media Advisory: Joint Annual Conference with The Wildlife Society in Reno

MEDIA ADVISORY   WHO:                     American Fisheries Society (AFS) and The Wildlife Society (TWS) WHAT:                   Historic first-ever joint conference of the major North American fisheries and wildlife societies that is expected to draw more than 3,000 scientists from around the world WHEN:                  Five days (September 29 –... Read More

Fisheries Seeks New Co-Chief Science Editor

We are looking for someone with an interest in communicating fisheries science to a broad audience of researchers and non-researchers alike to serve as Co-Chief Science Editor.  Fisheries is published by the American Fisheries Society and is widely read by fisheries professionals and others interested in fish and fisheries management.   Articles cover a broad range... Read More

Pushing the Sampling Boundaries: Advanced Technology is Allowing Us to Survey Deeper, Longer, and Harder to Reach Areas of Our Oceans, Lakes, and Rivers

Column: Section News Sarah Grasty, J. Christopher Taylor, and John Janssen | AFS Fisheries Information and Technology Section Considering the myriad of ways in which advanced technology is being used in fisheries research, keeping atop of the newest developments is a challenge. The transfer of such specialized knowledge can be difficult, thereby hindering more widespread use... Read More

Meeting of the Generations – Panelists Needed

Meeting of the Generations – Perspectives on fisheries from those got us here to those will take us forward A proposal for the AFS 150th Anniversary  The Concept: A discussion group representing the full spectrum of fisheries professionals will engage in key conversations about the development of the current state of the profession and looking... Read More