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!

Pinot & Pikeminnow: Second Annual Native Fishes Workshop

Undaunted by Mother Nature’s incessant assault on our first attempt at a second annual native fishes workshop, the Native Fishes Committee is planning the “Second Annual Native Fishes Workshop” highlighting the Russian River.  This workshop will include talks on a spectacular array of charismatic species including Sacramento pikeminnow, Hitch, Russian River Tule Perch, and Pacific lamprey. ... Read More

April President’s Message

When I sat down to write my message for this newsletter, I had a bit of writer’s block. Those that know me know it’s a fairly rare occurrence that I can’t think of something to say. Then it occurred to me that the reason I was having trouble is that we have so much going... Read More

Why You Should Attend the AFS-TWS Meeting in Reno!

It will be historic! The first joint meeting of the AFS and The Wildlife Society. Two joint plenary sessions. Four field trips. Six plenary sessions total. Fifteen continuing education courses. Over 90 symposia. Over 2,000 oral and poster presentations. Up to 4,000 attendees. And with the all-inclusive Welcome Social on Sunday evening, the Tradeshow and... Read More