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!

Reno-Tahoe Extended Deadlines

Due to the federal government shutdown, TWS/AFS have extended the submission deadlines for symposia proposals, continuing education course and workshop proposals, and paper/poster abstracts for the 2019 Reno-Tahoe joint conference with The Wildlife Society. Go here ( to learn more. And please join the new Reno-Tahoe 2019 Facebook group, where you can collaborate with TWS... Read More

Registration open for the 2nd Annual Cal-Neva AFS Native Fishes Workshop!

This year the spotlight falls on fish native to the Clear Lake Basin. We have several excellent speakers lined up to cover topics ranging from the status, management and biology of Clear Lake Hitch to lampreys in the Clear Lake Basin (as well as discussions on several other species in between). The Workshop will include... Read More

Reminder: Travel Awards 2019 applications are due Feb. 8

This is a reminder that the application period for the AFS California-Nevada Chapter (Cal-Neva) Travel Awards closes on February 8, 2019! Travel support of up to $500.00 will be made available for up to two successful applicants for 2019.  The awards provide monetary support for deserving applicants to support their attendance of conferences, annual meetings, or... Read More