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Webinar on November 14: Resources & Strategies for AFS Student Subunits

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 2:00 pm Eastern Time Presented by Lisa Izzo, University of Vermont President AFS Student & Early Career Professionals Subsection Heather Stewart, McGill University President-Elect, AFS Student & Early Career Professionals Subsection Sponsored by the AFS Education Section The American Fisheries Society offers numerous avenues for student participation, including the option to... Read More

Renewing the Vision for AFS Journals

D. Derek Aday, Daniel J. Daugherty, Debra J. Murie In 2017, the American Fisheries Society (AFS) conducted a publications survey and convened a special committee in Reno, Nevada, (hereafter referred to as the “Reno meeting”) to discuss survey results and develop strategies to enhance the success and value of the AFS publications program. The meeting... Read More

Book Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Missouri Chapter

The more you know about the past, the better prepared you are for the future -Teddy Roosevelt What Teddy said about knowing the past to prepare for the future also applies to MOAFS.  In that regard, I am pleased to announce the upcoming publication for release, Still Hooked: Our First Fifty Years, a compilation of... Read More

Aquaculture Update

On Monday, Sept. 24, U.S. District Judge Jane Triche Milazzo ruled in favor of environmental, public interest and fishing groups who filed suit against the national Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), a division of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, two years ago to block efforts to establish aquaculture in the Gulf of Mexico. In January... Read More

Evaluating a Stakeholder‐Driven Bass Regulation Change in Florida: Agency Staff and Stakeholder Perspectives

We evaluated stakeholder engagement aspects of a statewide Largemouth Bass Micropterus salmoides regulation change in Florida. Staff from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) who worked on the project and stakeholders who participated in outreach were interviewed and/or surveyed about their opinions of the process. This was the largest stakeholder engagement process ever conducted by... Read More