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

AFS 2019 Call for Award Nominations

The AFS Awards Committee is excited to announce the 2019 Call for Award Nominations!  Do you have a colleague who deserves recognition? This is your chance to give kudos to professionals who have made a positive impact on the fisheries field. Submit your nomination now, for awards to be presented during the Reno-Tahoe Annual Meeting... Read More

AFS Western Division Graduate-Level Student Scholarships

AFS Western Division Graduate-Level Student Scholarships – The Western Division is pleased to announce that applications for its graduate-level student scholarships are now being solicited.  The Eugene Maughan Graduate Student Scholarship fund provides up to $5,000 annually to masters or doctoral students in the general area of fisheries science with one to three awards to... Read More