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

Take charge of your fisheries future – Call for Officer Nominations!

Do you want to boost your career? Grow your leadership skills? Expand your network? Gain satisfaction in contributing to fisheries? Make friends and eat sushi? Then take charge of your fisheries future!  Consider nominating yourself (or another Cal-Neva AFS member) for a position as a Chapter officer. We have 2 positions up for election, President... Read More

AFS Cal-Neva Semi-Annual Travel Award!

Travel Awards 2019  The AFS California-Nevada Chapter (Cal-Neva) is announcing the 2019 Semi Annual Travel Award. The Semi Annual Travel Award provides monetary awards for deserving applicants to support their attendance at the American Fisheries Society and The Wildlife Society 2019 Joint Annual Conference but may also be used to support attendance at for other... Read More