Webinar on January 31: Hatchery Design in Aquaculture

Presented by: Jeff A. Heindel – AFS Fish Culture Section Secretary-Treasurer / McMillen Jacobs Associates Derek Nelson – McMillen Jacobs Associates Thursday, January 31, 2019 2:00 pm Eastern Time Register Now! The cultivation of aquatic organisms — termed aquaculture — dates back at least 2,500 years in China where ponds were “designed” for fish propagation... Read More

AFS End-of-Year Book Sale – Online Bookstore only

AFS is offering more than 100 publications at reduced prices. From now until January 7, 2019, take advantage of our End-of-Year Book Sale and save on selected titles. Complete your science library at dramatically reduced prices – all sale publications are priced from $5.00 to $20.00. No refunds or returns on this special offer. These... Read More

We Must Be the Change

Policy Column Drue Banta Winters | AFS Policy Director As fall approaches in the Nation’s capital, the air gets crisp, the leaves change to brilliant shades, and in a mid‐term election year, the political climate crackles with electricity. The potential for change on the horizon makes everything more dramatic especially in a year like this... Read More

Nominations Open for 2020 International Fisheries Science Prize

The International Fisheries Section of the American Fisheries Society is requesting nominations for the International Fisheries Science Prize (IFSP). The IFSP honors an individual for his or her contribution to global fisheries science and/or conservation and is presented once every four years at the congress of the World Council of Fisheries Societies. The Prize will... Read More

Trout Out of the Classroom

On Saturday, November 17th, the American Fisheries Society and 75 other attendees participated in a Charter Signing Ceremony of the TIA Alliance at James Madison High School in Vienna, Virginia. The TIA Alliance was formed by Trout Unlimited, the Isaac Walton League of America, and the American Fisheries Society to facilitate the extension of James... Read More

AFS Wades into Magnuson‐Stevens Act Reauthorization; Supports Science‐Based Fisheries Management

Policy Column Drue Banta Winters | AFS Policy Director A new marine fisheries policy was approved by the AFS Governing Board in Atlantic City in August to inform the proposed Congressional reauthorization and amendment of the Magnuson‐Stevens Fisheries Conservation and Management Act (MSFCMA), the federal law that governs fisheries management in offshore waters. Early this... Read More

Remember AFS on Giving Tuesday

Every year people around the world designate a donation day. It’s called “Giving Tuesday.” It’s your chance to think about the organizations you care about and how much more they might be able to do with a gift from you. At the American Fisheries Society, we’re proud of the work we do together to advance the... Read More