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Virtual AFS Spring Conference 2020

As more AFS chapter and division meetings were canceled during pandemic conditions AFS sought to offer online alternatives for all those who prepared talks but were unable to present them because of the canceled meetings. A team of AFS leaders guided by the expertise of Aaron Bunch of the Tidewater Chapter began developing plans to... Read More

Folsom Meeting 2020 Re-cap

For the first time in memory the annual meeting of the Cal-Neva Chapter was canceled in 2020. The meeting planned for March 15-17 at the Lake Natoma Inn in Folsom was shaping up to be a smaller, more intimate get together coming on the heels of the world’s largest gathering of fisheries and wildlife professionals... Read More

Western Division 2020 Outstanding Large Chapter Award to Cal-Neva

Every year, the Western Division of the American Fisheries Society recognizes the chapters that best exemplify a commitment to the AFS mission through their work to achieve the goals of the Society’s Strategic Plan. We are extremely pleased to announce that the Cal-Neva Chapter has been named the Western Division’s 2020 Outstanding Large Chapter! Cal-Neva... Read More

President’s Message – April 2020

Greetings Cal-Neva Members! Most of you are likely aware that as the spread of COVID-19 really began to take off in California last month, Cal-Neva leadership had no choice but to cancel the Chapter’s annual general meeting, which was to have taken place in Folsom, March 15-17, 2020. This newsletter is devoted to presentations that... Read More

Apply for the AFS Cal-Neva Semi-Annual Travel Grants 2018!

Applications are being accepted for the AFS California-Nevada Chapter (Cal-Neva) Semi Annual Travel Awards. The Chapter provides monetary awards for deserving students or young professional applicants to support their attendance of conferences, annual meetings, or workshops. Any member of the AFS who is active in fisheries, environmental sciences and management, or related aquatic disciplines is eligible to apply.... Read More

University of Nevada-Reno Student Subunit is Revamping!

The AFS subunit at UNR is revamping this semester and for the upcoming year. We are hoping to engage both graduate and undergraduate students in the fish biology community of Nevada as well as the AFS community of California and Nevada. For this spring, we are planning a trip to the Marble Bluff Fish Hatchery... Read More

RAWA. What Is It?

What is RAWA? It is the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act. It is a federal bill introduced into the U.S. House of Representatives.  If it becomes law it would provide $1.3 billion to state fish and wildlife agencies for the conservation of imperiled species. The bill was introduced in December 2017, by Representatives Jeff Fortenberry (R-Neb.) ... Read More