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Chapter Elections for President and Secretary

Make your vote count! In 2020 the Chapter will elect two new Executive Officers, to the offices of President and Secretary.  We are fortunate to have the following candidates.  For President: J.D. Wikert; For Secretary: Nicole Kwan and Mollie Ogaz.  Please find out more about the Chapter’s election process and read the candidates’ statements on... Read More

Small Grants Program Accepting Applications!

The Cal-Neva Chapter of AFS has created a ‘Small Project Grants Program’ to provide funding to fisheries-related projects in California and Nevada.  Our goal in 2020 is to fund at least two grants, for a total of $3,000 to be distributed across all grants.  This money can be used to get a project started or... Read More

President’s Message from Rob Titus

Greetings everyone in Cal-Neva AFS and beyond. I am excited about writing this column, especially because it is my first since stepping up to the presidency in October. I am happy to have this opportunity to address the membership, recap briefly what we’ve been up to recently, and where we are headed over coming months.... Read More

Seeking Cal-Neva Officer Nominations

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 CalNeva Chapter. Nominations can originate from chapter members... Read More

Past-President’s Message from Steve Brumbaugh

The time has come (and gone) for passing the torch to the next Chapter President, Rob Titus. This message may be a bit belated, but it is sincere none the less. It has been an honor carrying the title of Chapter President and I am proud of what we achieved during my tenure. The Chapter... Read More

Tahoe-Reno Report from the Sac-Davis Student Subunit!

In October of 2019, the Sacramento-Davis AFS student subunit attended the joint American Fisheries Society and The Wildlife Society’s national conference in Reno, Nevada. Thanks to the generous student travel grant provided by the Cal-Neva parent chapter, the student subunit was able to fund four individuals’ full experiences at the conference and bring many more... Read More

Chapter Helps Fund Cal Poly Rockfish Research!

Long days were the norm this past summer for graduate students Theresa Bersin and Ellie Brauer of California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly), San Luis Obispo, as they conducted research on Pacific rockfishes supported in part by a Small Project Grant from the AFS Cal-Neva Chapter. Assisted by undergraduate students Katie Saenger and Grace Willett... Read More