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Update on Travel Awards 2020!

UPDATED AS OF AUGUST 21, 2020! Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we are altering the 2020 travel awards. Since “travel” this year is likely to be for remote (virtual) events only, and thus actual travel costs are not involved, we will be funding $250 for up to 6 applicants to cover registration costs. Applications... Read More

Miller and Lea, 2nd Edition, now available online!

Miller and Lea’s Guide to the Coastal Marine Fishes of California, 2nd Edition, is now available online. This edition was revised and edited by Milton S. Love and Julianne Kalman Passarelli and is a comprehensive identification guide that encompasses all shallow water marine fishes within California waters. This new version preserves the layout, feel, and... Read More

Your Society Needs You! – Call to Renew Membership

If you have not already done so, please make a point of renewing your AFS membership for 2020! Membership is more important than ever, not only for bringing fisheries professionals and students together to exchange information, build collaborations, and share in the fisheries dialogue within the California-Nevada footprint, but also to support parent society during... Read More

Distinguished Professional Achievement Award – Damon Goodman

Damon Goodman is a recipient of this year’s Distinguished Professional Achievement Award. Damon has been working with lampreys since he was a graduate student at Humboldt State University, and he has been involved in the publication of more than 20 peer-reviewed journal articles. His work with lampreys has been directed to promote their conservation and... Read More

Moyle-Deacon Native Fishes Award – Steve Parmenter

Steve Parmenter is the first recipient of the new Moyle-Deacon Native Fishes Award, presented by Cal-Neva AFS’s Native Fishes Committee. Steve has worked with California Department of Fish and Wildlife since the late 1980s, and he has played an important role in the conservation of several desert fish species including Mohave tui chub, Owens sucker,... Read More

Distinguished Professional Achievement Award – Dr. Stewart Reid

Stewart Reid is a recipient of this year’s Distinguished Professional Achievement Award. Dr. Reid’s career thus far has demonstrated a tremendous devotion to the conservation of fish species in Pacific coastal streams, the inland regions of California and Oregon, and even the Great Basin. At 13 years old, Stewart began his career in fish biology... Read More

Distinguished Professional Achievement Award – Dr. Nann Fangue

Dr. Nann Fangue is a recipient of the chapter’s Distinguished Professional Achievement Award. Dr. Fangue is a Professor at UC Davis and has led an accomplished and productive research laboratory at UC Davis since 2009. Since just 2018, the Fangue Lab and its colleagues have published over 25 peer-reviewed journal articles concerning conservation physiology and... Read More

2020 Cal-Neva Chapter Election Results

Election results are in! Congratulations and welcome to incoming President, Matthew Young, and incoming Secretary, Nicole Kwan! Official officer change of guard will occur September 1, 2020. Kathleen Berridge Chapter Secretary P.S. The Chapter extends a big thank-you to Past President Steve Brumbaugh and Secretary Kathleen Berridge! 🙂 Read More

Special Contribution Awards 2020

Kelly Souza – As Time and Place Committee Chair, Kelly’s hard work transforms into outstanding experiences for members at our annual meetings. Finding the right venues, negotiating arrangements, and handling multitude of behind-the-scenes details has been Kelly’s special gift to Cal-Neva Chapter. Cal-Neva folks may not see the time and effort that Kelly has put... Read More