Global Effects of Climate Change on Fish: contributed by Karin Limburg Posted 5-15-19: Past-president of the NYCAFS Karin Limburg recently authored a popular science piece in The Conversation, entitled How is climate change affecting fishes? There are clues inside their ears. This article explores what otolith chemistry can tell us about how fishes fare under climate... Read More
The presentation are now online! We have uploaded the presentations to the NY AFS Youtube channel.
Otsego Lake Whitefish Stocking: contributed by Scott Wells Posted 1-28-19: On January 17, 2019 a total of 164 lake whitefish (LW) raised at the SUNY Cobleskill campus fish hatchery were released back into Otsego Lake through the ice off Three Mile Point near Cooperstown NY. The fingerlings ranged in size from 100-125 mm. These fish were the... Read More
Culvert Project: contributed by Dylan Winterhalter Posted 12-18-18: Culverts in general will restrict upstream brook trout passage because they increase the velocity of streams. Perched culverts, or culverts with an elevated outlet, further prevent brook trout from reaching upstream habitats. This upstream habitat is critical for spawning, but is also important for feeding. We were trying to... Read More
16th annual ‘Day in the Life of the Hudson River Watershed’: contributed by Scott Wells Posted 11-1-18: For a fourth straight year, DEC’s Region 4 Fisheries organized a group effort in support of this popular riverwide public outreach event. A main goal of this event is to combat the Nature Deficit among our youth, mostly from... Read More