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Call for Aquatic Invasive Species Experts

AFS is looking for experts in Aquatic Invasive Species to help inform an important policy initiative! AFS has identified invasive species as a key challenge for aquatic resources and called for a focus on preventing introduction of new invasive species and control of existing invasive species. For decades, a patchwork of federal and state laws... Read More

Conservation Considerations for Infrastructure Implementation

March 2, 2022 The Honorable Deb Haaland Secretary U.S. Department of the Interior 1849 C Street, NW Washington, DC 20240 The Honorable Tom Vilsack Secretary U.S. Department of Agriculture 1400 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20250 The Honorable Pete Buttigieg Secretary U.S. Department of Transportation 1200 New Jersey Ave., SE Washington, DC 20590 The Honorable... Read More

2022 Society Diversity Survey

AFS is committed to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in our society and profession. As part of our commitment, we’re asking for AFS members to participate in the 2022 Society Diversity Survey. This survey is being administered by Western Washington University and is funded through the National Science Foundation’s LEAPS award (Leading Cultural Change through... Read More

Spokane Meeting – Exhibit and Sponsorship Opportunities

Sign Up to Be a Sponsor or Exhibitor at the AFS Annual Meeting in Spokane! Take advantage of opportunities to showcase your organization at the Annual Meeting and AFS Center for Fisheries Technology and Collaboration. Sponsorship opportunities range in exposure and affordability. The tradeshow will feature representatives from a range of professions all excited to... Read More

Aquatic Science Societies Call for Science-based Definition of Waters of the US

American Fisheries Society • Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography • Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation • Freshwater Mollusk Conservation Society • International Association for Great Lakes Research • North American Lake Management Society • Phycological Society of America • Society for Freshwater Science • Society of Wetland Scientists February 7, 2022 Mr.... Read More

What Does Inclusion Look Like?

Aaron Bunch | AFS Equal Opportunities Section. Email: [email protected] Inclusion can happen now—in an instant—with genuine positive communication directed at someone who has a different identity than you. A person feeling included really comes down to an individual having a sense of belonging and value within a group of people. Over the past year as... Read More

Webinar – January 12 – Native Fish Restoration in Lakes

Native Fish Restoration in Lakes Wednesday, January 12, 2022 1:00 pm Eastern Time Registration is now open! Complimentary for AFS members $25 for non-members AFS revisits a symposium that was presented during the Baltimore Annual Meeting during this session, with the presentation of 2 talks. Klamath Lakesuckers: Past, Present, and Future Presented by: Megan Skinner... Read More

Michigan State University Professor William Taylor Receives AFS Award of Excellence

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 10, 2021 Contact: Beth Beard [email protected] 240-687-3761 MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR WILLIAM TAYLOR RECEIVES THE AWARD OF EXCELLENCE FROM THE AMERICAN FISHERIES SOCIETY (Baltimore, Md.) November 10, 2021 – William Taylor, Ph.D., University Distinguished Professor in Global Fisheries Systems at Michigan State University, received the Award of Excellence at the American Fisheries... Read More