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Capitol Hill Science Briefing on Marine Aquaculture Presented by AFS and NOAA Fisheries

Capitol Hill Ocean Week presented an opportunity for AFS to bring congressional staffers and environmental organizations together for “Mythbusting Marine Aquaculture,” a science-focused briefing in the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center on June 6.  The briefing featured five experts in various aquaculture disciplines to highlight the advances in science, technology, and best management practices that have... Read More

April Croxton Elected New AFS Second Vice President

The American Fisheries Society is proud to announce that April Croxton has been elected as the new Second Vice President and will take office at the AFS Business Meeting on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at the AFS Annual Meeting in Reno, NV. Croxton is an Analyst for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Policy,... Read More

Pricing the Priceless

Jesse T. Trushenski | AFS President The English language is full of idiosyncrasies. For every so‐called rule of spelling or grammar, there is a word or circumstance that breaks it. The word “priceless” is one example. Those unfamiliar with the word might understandably mistake its meaning for “without a price” or without value. Of course,... Read More

Unit Leaders Webinar on June 7th

AFS Unit Leaders Webinar AFS will hold a webinar for all current Unit Leaders on Friday, June 7th from 1-2 pm EDT. The main topic of this webinar is “Tips and Strategies for Holding Joint Meetings” among AFS Units and/or outside organizations. We will be hearing from Brad Fink of the Virginia Chapter, Karin Limberg... Read More

The Time is Now: 150 Years in the Making

Doug Austen | AFS Executive Director The American Fisheries Society will be celebrating its 150th anniversary in 2020. This milestone anniversary represents a century and a half of achievements to advance the field of fisheries and aquatic resources. Celebrating 150 years of fisheries science and conservation allows us to honor the past and set the... Read More