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2023 Annual Conference Announcement!

REGISTRATION OPEN NOW! This year’s theme “Connecting the Mosaic” can mean so many things. With the 2023 annual meeting located on the ocean, incoming President and Planning Committee Chair, Miranda Bell-Tilcock, wants to connect the idea of how fish need a diverse habitat mosaic such as from freshwater to estuary and/or the ocean. But fish... Read More

President’s Message

Greetings Cal-Neva members! First off, I would like to take this opportunity to welcome Mollie Ogaz as the new Secretary and Miranda Bell-Tilcock as the new President-Elect of the Cal-Neva Chapter. I am very much looking forward to working with these two accomplished women in fisheries in the upcoming year. This year has finally provided us... Read More

Officer Election Results Are in!

Results are in!  Our membership has voted and we are excited to welcome Miranda Bell-Tilcock to the position of President-Elect and Mollie Ogaz to the position of Secretary. The officer switch will take place in the fall.  See the Elections webpage for more information about the officers. Read More

Take the Continuing Education Survey!

In an effort to continuously improve our Continuing Education offerings, we prepared a survey to inquire about what courses you’d like to take and have found beneficial in the past. This is your chance to provide valuable feedback and help develop our course offerings. The survey should take less than 10 minutes to complete. Please make... Read More

AFS Cal-Neva Travel Award Applications Due January 28, 2022!

The AFS Cal-Neva Semi Annual Travel Award provides monetary awards for deserving applicants to support their attendance at conferences, annual meetings, or workshops.  For 2022, this award will support travel and/or registration for the 2022 Cal-Neva Annual Meeting in Folsom, CA.  Any member of the AFS who is active in fisheries, environmental sciences and management,... Read More

President’s Message, September 2021

Prsident message September 2021 Greetings Cal-Neva Members! Hopefully this finds you well, despite the continuing COVID-19 pandemic and yet another devastating California-Nevada fire season. Our lives continue to be affected by a changing world, but the fish persevere, as do we! The continued hard work of our membership throughout these last 18 months has been... Read More

Diverse Voices in Fisheries Science: Spring 2021 Seminar Series

The Santa Cruz-Monterey Bay Area Subunit and the Fisheries Collaborative Program are hosting a spring seminar series entitled “Diverse Voices in Fisheries Science.” In it, we’re hosting speakers from diverse backgrounds, who are also studying a diverse array of fish species and systems. The seminar consists of a 30-minute research talk followed by a 30-minute... Read More

In Memoriam

In early 2021, the AFS Cal-Neva Chapter sadly lost two key members, former Chapter President Cay Goude and former Chapter President Larry Brown. Both Cay and Larry made immense and lasting contributions to the Chapter and to fisheries science and conservation. You can read more about their lives and work here. Read More

Chapter Annual Meeting 2021 Re-Cap

This year’s Cal-Neva Annual Meeting was our first foray into organizing virtual meeting events. Despite the difficulties of our pandemic-impacted schedules, the chapter response was enthusiastic with 40 presentations ranging from southern California to Alaska, multiple continuing education courses, innovative social events, thought-provoking plenary speakers, and over 115 active participants. The student oral and poster... Read More