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Important Update to Cal-Neva Travel Awards!

Now due JUNE 18, 2019! The Cal-Neva Chapter is aiming to help more of its members to attend the special Joint Annual Conference of the AFS and TWS in Reno, NV from September 29 – October 3, 2019. The 2019 Cal-Neva Semi-Annual Travel Awards will be adjusted to provide additional awards. There will be two... Read More

April President’s Message

When I sat down to write my message for this newsletter, I had a bit of writer’s block. Those that know me know it’s a fairly rare occurrence that I can’t think of something to say. Then it occurred to me that the reason I was having trouble is that we have so much going... Read More

Why You Should Attend the AFS-TWS Meeting in Reno!

It will be historic! The first joint meeting of the AFS and The Wildlife Society. Two joint plenary sessions. Four field trips. Six plenary sessions total. Fifteen continuing education courses. Over 90 symposia. Over 2,000 oral and poster presentations. Up to 4,000 attendees. And with the all-inclusive Welcome Social on Sunday evening, the Tradeshow and... Read More

Pinot & Pikeminnow: Second Annual Native Fishes Workshop

Undaunted by Mother Nature’s incessant assault on our first attempt at a second annual native fishes workshop, the Native Fishes Committee is planning the “Second Annual Native Fishes Workshop” highlighting the Russian River.  This workshop will include talks on a spectacular array of charismatic species including Sacramento pikeminnow, Hitch, Russian River Tule Perch, and Pacific lamprey. ... Read More

AFS Cal-Neva Semi-Annual Travel Award!

Travel Awards 2019  The AFS California-Nevada Chapter (Cal-Neva) is announcing the 2019 Semi Annual Travel Award. The Semi Annual Travel Award provides monetary awards for deserving applicants to support their attendance at the American Fisheries Society and The Wildlife Society 2019 Joint Annual Conference but may also be used to support attendance at other conferences,... Read More

Abstract submission deadline extended!

The countdown is on for Reno! Please note that the AFS abstract submission deadline for the 2019 Joint Conference with The Wildlife Society has been extended till April 19, 2019. Good luck with your submissions and we look forward to seeing you at the Joint Conference in September! Click here to go to the submission... Read More

AFS Western Division 2019 Riparian Challenge Awards

The Western Division of the American Fisheries Society (WDAFS) established the annual Riparian Challenge to encourage the conservation and sound management of riparian habitat in the western United States.  Each year, the WDAFS recognizes outstanding achievements in riparian management by bestowing “Excellence in Riparian Management” awards on three projects, including one from each of the... Read More

AFS 2019 Call for Award Nominations

The AFS Awards Committee is excited to announce the 2019 Call for Award Nominations!  Do you have a colleague who deserves recognition? This is your chance to give kudos to professionals who have made a positive impact on the fisheries field. Submit your nomination now, for awards to be presented during the Reno-Tahoe Annual Meeting... Read More