The mission of Chapters within the American Fisheries Society is to advance Society goals by coordinating member activities related to information exchange, outreach, and aquatic stewardship within their geographic region, including coordinating with appropriate local, provincial, and state-level government and nongovernmental agencies and organizations. Chapters serve member needs in local and provincial/state areas and represent those needs to the Division leadership. The California-Nevada Chapter is one of the largest in AFS with more than 400 members. Get involved!

AFS/TWS National Meeting in Reno, 2019 – Call for Symposia Proposals

Time to start planning for the 2019 Joint AFS-TWS Reno-Tahoe meeting next September! Online submission for symposium proposals opens on Friday, December 14. In the meantime, go here ( to learn more about the meeting. And please join the new Reno-Tahoe 2019 Facebook group (fishnwild) where you can collaborate with TWS colleagues on joint symposia... Read More

Proposed Native Fishes Symposium at AFS/TWS National Meeting in 2019

The California-Nevada Native Fish Committee is organizing a Symposium for the 2019 AFS/TWS meeting in Reno, Nevada. Our current title is “Biology and Conservation of California and Nevada’s Native Fishes” (see the abstract for details). We are hoping to put together a full-day Symposium (14 talks). If response is sufficient we may extend beyond 1... Read More