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1st Annual Cal-Neva AFS Native Fish Workshop – Sept. 7-8

The workshop will feature a half-day symposium starting a 2 pm on Friday (the 7th) and tours of local restoration sites on Saturday, exploring the ecology and conservation of fish native to the Tahoe Basin and eastern Sierra regions of California and Nevada. Tentative speakers include Dr. Mary Peacock, Dr. Sudeep Chandra, Tom Taylor, Gary Scoppettone, Theresa Cody,... Read More

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

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

2018 AFS-International Fisheries Section Fellow Award

The AFS-International Fisheries Section Fellow Award provides funding (up to $2100) to the selected Fellow for travel to attend the 2018 Fisheries Society of the British Isles (FSBI) Annual Symposium at the University of East Anglia, in Norwich, United Kingdom. The theme of this year’s FSBI Annual Symposium is “The Sustainable Use and Exploitation of... Read More

Meeting Registration now OPEN!

Early bird registration for the 52nd Annual Meeting is now open. Find out more about this years meeting theme on our annual meeting page. Stay tuned for submission of abstracts, continuing education courses, and more! Register at our meeting Eventbrite site here. Read More

Registration and travel funds for WDAFS Student Colloquium

Attention Cal-Neva Student subunits! For subunit members interested in attending the 2017 Western Division AFS Student Colloquium, please register and inform the Cal-Neva chapter of your attendance to potentially receive travel assistance to the meeting. Register for the WDAFS student colloquium by October 6th, following this link. Registration form. For student travel assistance from the... Read More

Applications Now Being Accepted until Sept. 25th!

The goal of the Delta Science Fellows Program is to bring together junior scientists with Delta agency scientists and senior research mentors to work collaboratively to advance the state of knowledge of high priority science actions.   The Delta Science Program is again seeking applications from qualified pre-doctoral students and postdoctoral researchers to compete for fellowship opportunities.   California... Read More

Congratulations UC Davis!

UC Davis received a $3M award from the National Science Foundation in support of the NSF Research Traineeship (NRT) program “Sustainable Oceans: From Policy to Science to Decisions (SOS:PSD)”. The SOS:PSD will train the next generation of marine scientists under a new paradigm that puts the policy focus on the front-end of the research and training enterprise as... Read More

Annual Meeting Summary Now Available

Cal-Neva’s Return to the North Coast was a success! The 51st Annual Cal-Neva AFS meeting was held April 5-7, 2017 in Eureka, CA. The theme for this year’s meeting was “Navigating the Complexity of Fisheries Science: Charting a Course for the Future”.  The hope was to start a dialogue about lessons learned and how to move... Read More

Request for Hutton Scholar Mentors in Southern California

2 Mentors Needed for Hutton Program, Summer 2017 Urgent – We have 2 Hutton Scholars looking for mentors near Encinitas or Palmdale for summer 2017. Mentors must be within 1 hour of students’ home (Encinitas or Palmdale). AFS pays their scholarship, no cost to hosting organization. The Hutton Junior Fisheries Biology Program is a paid... Read More