Delta Science Fellowships

The Delta Science Program, in collaboration with California Sea Grant, is excited to announce another round of Delta Science Fellowships! In addition to providing funding for doctoral students and postdoctoral fellows, for the first time, this fellowship is also open to Masters students. Priority topic areas include research in both the natural and social sciences.... Read More

2020 NMFS-Sea Grant Fellowship Opportunities

The NMFS-Sea Grant Joint Fellowship Program in Population and Ecosystem Dynamics and Marine Resource Economics places PhD students studying in one of two priority areas in three year research-based fellowships. The program is designed to fulfill workforce development needs identified by the NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) and since 1990 has provided opportunities for 126 PhD... Read More

Student Volunteers for AFS/TWS Reno-Tahoe Conference!

Calling all students! AFS is in need of some more dedicated students to help with conference tasks. Volunteers will be paid $10 per hour. To sign up, please visit and select the shifts of your choice. Please use an email address that you check frequently, as communications will run through the linked email. For... Read More

Cal-Neva Mixer, Sept. 18

Hey Fish Heads! It is time for our first o-FISh-al Fish Mix!  Come meet and  chit chat with your fellow fish heads. Wednesday, September 18, 6:00-9:00 PM, at The Barn, 985 River Front Street, West Sacramento, CA. See the event flyer here. Facebook: Read More

We Need Your Fundraising Ideas for the Reno-Tahoe Meeting!

The conference planning committee for the Reno-Tahoe AFS-TWS National Meeting is looking for additional contacts for fundraising opportunities. If you have ideas for potential sponsors at the local level within the California-Nevada Chapter level, please contact either Katrina Dunn at or Maddelyn Harden at with your suggestions. Read More

Cal-Neva Members After-Party at Reno-Tahoe Meeting!

There are plans in the works for a poolside “after party” at the Peppermill Hotel on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019, open to all current Cal-Neva members. The event will begin at 9:30 PM. It will follow our joint networking social with the Sacramento-Shasta Chapter of TWS that begins at 7:30 PM, also at the Peppermill. Read More

Chapter Elections Results 2019!

In summer 2019 the Chapter elected two new Executive Officers, to the offices of President and Treasurer. Congratulations to incoming President-Elect Dave Lentz, and the incoming Treasurer Jose Setka! Thank-you to all the candidates who threw their hats into the ring! We offer a huge thank-you to outgoing Past-President Laurie Earley and Treasurer Jim Hobbs... Read More

Top 10 Reasons Y’All Should Come to Reno–Tahoe for the Joint Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society and The Wildlife Society

The upcoming joint annual meeting of AFS and TWS is going  to be a singular event for natural resource professionals—a real  smörgåsbord of learning and professional development opportunities. If you’re still looking for a reason to come to Reno, read on — General Meeting Co-Chairs Rob Titus and Jackie Watson have compiled their top 10!... Read More

Time to Recognize a Colleague or Organization: Cal-Neva AFS Chapter Call for Award Nominations — Deadline July 15, 2019

Each year the Cal-Neva Chapter award individuals and entities for their professional achievement, service, and contributions to fisheries science and the profession.  Please consider recognizing a worthy person or group for one of the Cal-Neva Awards.  To nominate an individual or group for one of the awards, please provide a one-page summary of the contributions... Read More