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AFS Urges More Investment in Farm Bill Conservation Programs

April 27, 2021 Debbie Stabenow, Chairwoman U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee John Boozman, Ranking Member U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee David Scott, Chairman U.S. House Agriculture Committee Glenn Thompson, Ranking Member U.S. House Agriculture Committee Dear Chairwoman Stabenow, Chairman Scott, Ranking Member Boozman, and Ranking Member Thompson: Thank you for your ongoing bipartisan efforts to ensure that... Read More

AFS & TWS Call for Expansion of USGS Coop Units

June 30, 2021 The Honorable Rosa L. DeLauro Chair, Committee on Appropriations U.S. House of Representatives The Honorable Kay Granger Ranking Member, Committee on Appropriations U.S. House of Representatives Dear Chair DeLauro and Ranking Member Granger, Our organizations support the U.S. Geological Survey’s Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Program and we ask that you allocate... Read More

Webinar – July 22 – American Lobster fishery

Fleet heterogeneity and economic performance in American Lobster fishery Thursday, July 22, 2021 1:00 pm Eastern Time Register now! Thank you to the AFS Socioeconomics Section for sponsoring this webinar! Session description: American lobster fishery is the most valuable fishery in the United States. After several decades of steadily increased landings, the American Lobster fishery... Read More

AFS Supports Culvert Modernization in Surface Transportation Reauthorization Bill

June 28, 2021 The Honorable Maria Cantwell Chair Committee on Commerce, Science & Transportation United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Rodger Wicker Ranking Member Committee on Commerce, Science & Transportation United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Peter DeFazio Chair Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure U.S. House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515... Read More

Webinar – June 30 – Electrofishing

The 100‐Watt Method: A Protocol for Backpack Electrofishing in Small Streams Wednesday, June 30, 2021 1:00 pm Eastern Time Register now! Session description: What backpack electrofisher settings work best to catch fish in small streams? In this webinar we will describe why standardization of electrofishing output is important in fisheries research and management, what impact... Read More