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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

Tidewater Goby Management & Ecology Workshop

September 21-23, 2018. Clem Miller Environmental Education Center, Point Reyes Station, CA. 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... Read More

Spring 2018 Message from the President, Laurie Earley

The start of a new year typically marks the beginning of meeting season. At the beginning of March, the chapter hosted our annual meeting in San Luis Obispo. I would like to give kudos to our President-Elect, Steve Brumbaugh, and the 2018 planning committee for all the efforts in preparing and successfully hosting another great... Read More

Success in SLO! – 52nd Annual Meeting in Hindsight

The 52nd Annual Meeting of the California-Nevada Chapter of the American Fisheries Society marked a successful return to San Luis Obispo, with more than 250 attendees and more than 80 oral presentations and 40 posters! The Student-Mentor Lunch, an important opportunity to connect students with experienced professionals, was well attended. And while there were only... Read More

Seeking Nominations for the AFS Emmeline Moore Prize

The American Fisheries Society is seeking nominations for the 10th annual Emmeline Moore Prize to be awarded at the 2018 AFS Annual Meeting in Atlantic City.  This award was named after the first female AFS president and was established to recognize the career-long efforts of an individual AFS member who has gone above and beyond... Read More

AFS Cal-Neva / Sac-Shasta Wildlife Society Student-Professional Mixer

Thursday April 12, 2018 from 5:30-8:30 pm at the Bike Dog Broadway Taproom. 915 Broadway Suite 200, Sacramento, CA 95818. Join us for an evening of food and festivities with fisheries and wildlife professionals available to answer students’ questions and provide insight into future careers! Sac-Shasta TWS & Cal Neva AFS current members, students w/valid student ID... Read More

Western Division AFS Annual Meeting, May 2018 in Anchorage, Alaska!

The Western Division American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting will be in Anchorage, Alaska, from May 21-25, 2018. The meeting theme is “Change, Challenge, and Opportunity in Fisheries: Fishing for Solutions”. Anchorage is a bustling metropolis surrounded by wilderness and minutes from adventure in any direction. Join us in May for conversations about change, challenge, and... Read More