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The Work Continues on the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day

Dear Members of the American Fisheries Society Family, Fifty years ago, in the backyard of the American Fisheries Society’s (AFS), the Potomac River was filled with so much sewage it filled the air with a putrid, vile stench. Ohio’s polluted Cuyahoga River caught fire for the 13th time spurring an environmental revolution in the United... Read More

Conservation Reserve Program Should Encourage More Sign-ups

April 13, 2020 Bill Northey Undersecretary of Agriculture for Farm Production and Conservation U.S. Department of Agriculture 1400 Independence Avenue SW Washington, DC 20250 Richard Fordyce Administrator Farm Service Agency U.S. Department of Agriculture 1400 Independence Avenue SW Washington, DC 20250 Dear Undersecretary Northey and Administrator Fordyce, We the undersigned, representing a broad swath of... Read More

Second Vice President Candidate Q & A: Cecil Jennings

Reminder: Voting opens the week of April 20 – current AFS members will receive voting instructions by email. View Cecil’s official candidate statement and register for our live, online Meet the Candidates webinar on April 21. What do you see as the role for AFS in the upcoming election given our varied backgrounds and needs to ensure AFS... Read More