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Webinar on February 20: Connecting the Dots: Diversity, Inclusion, and Collaborative Networks in Fisheries

Connecting the Dots: Diversity, Inclusion, and Collaborative Networks in Fisheries Wednesday, February 20, 2019 1:00 pm Eastern Time Register Now! Presented by: Brooke Penaluna https://www.fs.fed.us/pnw/lwm/aem/people/penaluna.html Ivan Arismendi https://fw.oregonstate.edu/users/ivan-arismendi   Just like the fishes that we study, the resilience and adaptability of the fisheries profession is dependent on a robust and diverse conglomerate of fisheries professionals.... Read More

International Fisheries Section Fellow Award

2019 AFS International Fisheries Section Fellow Award Applications due by March 15, 2019 Attention Students and Young Professionals: The International Fisheries Section (IFS) of the American Fisheries Society (AFS) is excited to announce the 2019 International Fisheries Section Fellow Award. The Fellow will represent IFS/AFS by presenting a poster or oral presentation at the 2019... Read More

Governing Board Meets in Cleveland

It may have been minus 14 degrees in Cleveland but the hospitality was warm as the AFS Governing Board and fisheries and wildlife scientists and professionals from Midwest Fish and Wildlife Conference shared their space inside the Hilton in Cleveland. From discussing the Strategic Plan for the Society, to covering financial and brand revitalization issues,... Read More

New WOTUS Fact Sheet

Download a PDF of a new fact sheet of the Waters of the U.S. Rule (WOTUS) produced by the American Fisheries Society, National Wildlife Federation, Trout Unlimited, Backcountry Hunters & Anglers, American Fly Fishing Trade Association, Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, and the Izaak Walton League.     Read More

AFS Statement on Impacts of Federal Government Shutdown

The American Fisheries Society (AFS) urges Congress and the White House to work together in a bipartisan manner to reach an agreement on fiscal year 2019 appropriations to end the partial government shutdown and allow natural resource agencies that support important fisheries research and management to resume operations. The shutdown is negatively affecting many federal... Read More

AFS and ITN Productions present “Fisheries Strong”

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 The American Fisheries Society is partnering with ITN Productions to create “Fisheries Strong,” a flagship news-style program exploring the impact of effective fisheries management, the future of fisheries, and how organizations are addressing the complexities of fisheries conservation. Showcasing the complexities of Fisheries Management and Conservation These include highlighting effective fisheries management and... Read More

Journal Highlights December 2019

Thoughts for the Future of Aquaculture Nutrition: Realigning Perspectives to Reflect Contemporary Issues Related to Judicious Use of Marine Resources in Aquafeeds Giovanni M. Turchini, Jesse T. Trushenski, and Brett D. Glencross North American Journal of Aquaculture Reliance on marine resources is an ongoing constraint in aquaculture nutrition, and progress in identifying alternative ingredients is... Read More