Call for Abstracts! 2021 California-Nevada AFS Annual Meeting

This year’s annual meeting will be held virtually, March 1 – March 5, 2021, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Cal-Neva AFS program committee welcomes your abstracts for oral presentations and posters. Abstracts for ALL presentations and posters must be submitted by using the online abstract form. Abstract submission will close on January 29th, 2021.... Read More

Cal-Neva Chapter Awards nominations are open!

Each year, the Cal-Neva AFS Chapter awards individuals and entities for their professional achievement, service, and contributions to fisheries science, management, and conservation. Now is the time to nominate deserving individuals or groups! Nominations are due by January 15, 2021 for the following awards: The Chapter Award of Excellence The Chapter Award for Distinguished Professional... Read More

Seeking Cal-Neva Officer Nominations for 2021 Elections!

Are you looking to expand your network, grow personally, develop skills, make a difference for fisheries, and make lasting connections with other passionate professionals and students? Then consider joining the leadership of the AFS Cal-Neva Chapter! The Executive Committee is pleased to invite nominations for Officers for the AFS Cal-Neva Chapter. Nominations can originate from chapter members... Read More

In Memoriam – Dr. Serge I. Doroshov. 1937 – 2020

Dr. Serge I. Doroshov, a distinguished scientist in the field of aquatic animal reproduction and fish culture, and a pioneer in sturgeon aquaculture in the United States, passed away on September 26, 2020. He was born in western Siberia, Russia and trained in Moscow. He and his family eventually made their way to the United... Read More

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