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!

Tidewater Goby Management and Ecology Workshop – Sept. 21-23

This workshop, jointly hosted by the Cal/Neva Chapter of the American Fisheries Society and the Western Section of The Wildlife Society, will focus on one of California’s most enigmatic species: the Northern tidewater goby (Eucylogobius newberryi) and the recently named Southern tidewater goby (Eucylogobius kristinae). Our instructors will discuss natural history, mitigation, restoration, and survey... Read More

Spring 2018 Message from the President, Laurie Earley

The start of a new year typically marks the beginning of meeting season. At the beginning of March, the chapter hosted our annual meeting in San Luis Obispo. I would like to give kudos to our President-Elect, Steve Brumbaugh, and the 2018 planning committee for all the efforts in preparing and successfully hosting another great... Read More

Success in SLO! – 52nd Annual Meeting in Hindsight

The 52nd Annual Meeting of the California-Nevada Chapter of the American Fisheries Society marked a successful return to San Luis Obispo, with more than 250 attendees and more than 80 oral presentations and 40 posters! The Student-Mentor Lunch, an important opportunity to connect students with experienced professionals, was well attended. And while there were only... Read More

Special Session on the Bay-Delta at the SETAC meeting, submit your abstract now!

The Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry North American (SETAC) 39th Annual Meeting will be at the Sacramento Convention Center this year and they are looking for abstract submissions. A note from the session chairs: We invite abstract submissions in the session “Assessing Contaminant Effects in Ecosystems with Multiple Stressors with a Focus on the California Bay-Delta” [details... Read More