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Only a couple spots left! Sign up for the 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

Western Freshwater Restoration Fund

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) is pleased to announce the launch of a Request for Proposals for the Western Freshwater Restoration Fund. NFWF is soliciting proposals to support restoration of freshwater to critical rivers, lakes, and estuaries in priority geographies throughout the western United States. This fund will support voluntary water transactions, paired... Read More

1st Annual Cal-Neva AFS Native Fish Workshop – Sept. 7-8

The workshop will feature a half-day symposium starting a 2 pm on Friday (the 7th) and tours of local restoration sites on Saturday, exploring the ecology and conservation of fish native to the Tahoe Basin and eastern Sierra regions of California and Nevada. Tentative speakers include Dr. Mary Peacock, Dr. Sudeep Chandra, Tom Taylor, Gary Scoppettone, Theresa Cody,... Read More

Apply for the AFS Cal-Neva Semi-Annual Travel Grants 2018!

Applications are being accepted for the AFS California-Nevada Chapter (Cal-Neva) Semi Annual Travel Awards. The Chapter provides monetary awards for deserving students or young professional applicants to support their attendance of conferences, annual meetings, or workshops. Any member of the AFS who is active in fisheries, environmental sciences and management, or related aquatic disciplines is eligible to apply.... 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