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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

AFS Western Division Graduate-Level Student Scholarships

AFS Western Division Graduate-Level Student Scholarships – The Western Division is pleased to announce that applications for its graduate-level student scholarships are now being solicited.  The Eugene Maughan Graduate Student Scholarship fund provides up to $5,000 annually to masters or doctoral students in the general area of fisheries science with one to three awards to... Read More

AFS Utah Chapter Lake Sucker Summit, March 13, 2019

The cornerstone of the 2019 Utah Chapter Meeting is a Lake Sucker Summit, which will be a day-long session on March 13th covering research and management of three lake systems with endemic suckers:  Utah Lake, Pyramid Lake, and Klamath Lake. Everyone is welcome to attend, but you must register.  More information can be found at... Read More

Reminder: Travel Awards 2019 applications are due Feb. 8

This is a reminder that the application period for the AFS California-Nevada Chapter (Cal-Neva) Travel Awards closes on February 8, 2019! Travel support of up to $500.00 will be made available for up to two successful applicants for 2019.  The awards provide monetary support for deserving applicants to support their attendance of conferences, annual meetings, or... Read More

January President’s Message

Happy New Year, Cal-Neva Chapter! As we dive into 2019, it’s hard for me to fathom that I’m already nearly a third of the way through my term as President. Past-President Laurie Earley told me while I was developing my to-do list and preparing to take the reins that a year sounds like a long... Read More