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Tidewater Goby Management and Ecology Workshop – Sept. 21-23

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 (Eucylogobius kristinae). Our instructors will discuss natural history, mitigation, restoration, and survey... Read More

Special Session on the Bay-Delta at the SETAC meeting, submit your abstract now!

The Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry North American (SETAC) 39th Annual Meeting will be at the Sacramento Convention Center this year and they are looking for abstract submissions. A note from the session chairs: We invite abstract submissions in the session “Assessing Contaminant Effects in Ecosystems with Multiple Stressors with a Focus on the California Bay-Delta” [details... 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

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