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AFS Membership Renewal for 2021 – Online Only!

It’s time to renew your AFS membership for 2021!  New this time around – AFS Headquarters will not be mailing printed renewal forms. All renewals and related payments can be conveniently made online. For those preferring to send a check, you can print your invoice on demand and return it by mail. To find your... Read More

President’s Message

Greetings Cal-Neva folks, hope this finds you well. Obviously, the pandemic has changed how we work and live our lives and has affected us in many ways. For many thousands of American families the changes have been devastating. Let’s hope, and there are many reasons for that hope, that 2021 will be much better for... Read More

Outgoing President’s (sort of) Farewell Message, 2020

What a year. A world-wide pandemic that has changed virtually all our lives, both for better and for worse. Social unrest that mobilized communities everywhere to speak out about injustices in our society. Wildfires throughout California and Nevada on a more widespread basis than ever before. A crazy and controversial national election reflecting a nation... Read More

Save the Date! Cal-Neva 2021 Annual Chapter Meeting!

Save the Date!  Cal-Neva 2021 Annual Chapter Meeting! The Cal-Neva 2021 Chapter meeting will be held virtually, March 1 – March 5, 2021 Continuing education courses will be offered in the mornings and plenary, symposia, and contributed papers will be in the afternoon Options for live or pre-recorded presentations, with live & text Q&A for each session Alternate... Read More

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