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Webinar on April 17: AFS Election – Meet the Candidates

April 17, 2019 1:00 pm Eastern Time Register Now! AFS is offering a new opportunity for the membership to meet the 2019 Second Vice President candidates! Two candidates will be running for this position, which involves a 5 year posting to the AFS Governing Board, including a presidency in 2023. In past years, candidates have... Read More

Webinar on May 14: Navigating a Changing Fisheries Workplace

May 14, 2019, 1:00 – 2:00 pm EDT Register Now The fisheries workplace is continually evolving. Are you prepared for the opportunities and challenges that these changes will create? For instance, the fisheries workforce is increasingly generationally diverse, with Millennials working alongside Generation Xs, Baby Boomers, and Generation Zs (i.e., post-Millennials). Moreover, state and federal... Read More

AFS Second Vice President Candidate Statements: April Croxton

Please note: Voting for Second Vice President will open in late April. Voting instructions will be sent to current (2019) AFS members by email. BACKGROUND Raised by parents from a small fishing and agricultural community along the Atlantic coast, I was fortunate to develop an appreciation for both land and water at an early age.... Read More

AFS Second Vice President Candidate Statements: Jim Bowker

Please note: Voting for Second Vice President will open in late April. Voting instructions will be sent to current (2019) AFS members by email. BACKGROUND Like anyone approaching the end of their career, I spent a lot of time thinking about how I’d fill my days after retiring from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.... Read More

AFS 2019 Symposia Proposal Deadline Extended until March 15

Due to numerous requests, symposia proposal submission for the 2019 Joint Conference with The Wildlife Society in Reno-Tahoe has been extended one final time until March 15. “We have been hearing from many people that they simply are still digging out from the impacts of the federal government shutdown and that has impacted their ability to develop... Read More

Webinar recording: Waters of the US (WOTUS)

Waters of the US (WOTUS): What You Need to Know About the Rule and How to Take Action from fisheries on Vimeo. This webinar was recorded on February 27, 2018. The video contains some sections with poor audio quality, and AFS staff will work to edit portions of this recording. Presenter slides: Gillian Davies –... Read More

CASS Requests Extension of Waters of the US Comment Period and Additional Public Hearings

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 22, 2019 Mr.... Read More