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Fall 2017 Message from the President, Laurie Earley

This August, Past-President Joe Merz and I traveled to “Cigar City” and braved the humidity to attend the 147th Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society in Tampa, Florida.  National meetings are always a great opportunity to connect with colleagues and hear the latest on the research and work being done around the country.  From... Read More

Chapter seeks award nominees

One of the highlights of the AFS Cal-Neva Chapter’s Annual Meeting is the presentation of awards to deserving individuals for their professional excellence and fisheries conservation efforts.  Your Chapter Awards Committee is currently seeking nominees for awards to be presented at the 2018 Annual Meeting to be held in San Luis Obispo in late February-early... Read More

First Call for 2018 Western Division/Alaska Chapter Meeting Symposia and Workshops

The Program Committee of the Alaska Chapter and the Western Division of the American Fisheries Society seeks initial symposium and continuing education course ideas for a joint meeting, to be held in Anchorage, Alaska on May 21-24, 2018. The theme of the 2018 meeting is Change, Challenge, and Opportunity in Fisheries: Fishing for Solutions.  Proposals are encouraged on topics that... Read More

Sacramento-Davis Student Sub-Unit Activities

The Sacramento-Davis student subunit began the 2017/2018 academic year with several campus recruiting efforts at various University of California Davis departments including the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences; Department of Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology; and the Graduate Group in Ecology. Many new student members have signed on to participate in upcoming subunit activities.... Read More

Incoming President’s Message

Wow, what a year! Remembering back to Reno (when I was elected for the President-Elect position) I recall having a variety of emotions, from being nervous to the feeling of excitement over this opportunity to serve the Chapter. I knew that my first priority, planning the 2017 annual meeting, was going to be a challenge. ... Read More

Message from the President

It is hard to believe a year has already come and gone.  As the August 2017 National AFS meeting approaches, I prepare to transition to past-president and I will pass the president baton to the very capable hands of Laurie Earley.   This is a time for reflection. Our Chapter has much to be proud of... Read More