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AFS 150th annual meeting – Symposium: Biology, Management, and Culture of Walleye, Sauger, and Yellow Perch

Symposium: Biology, Management, and Culture of Walleye, Sauger, and Yellow Perch: Status and Needs  Walleye, one of the most sought-after species of freshwater sport fishes in North America, and its “sister” species, the Sauger, have demonstrated appreciable declines in their numbers from their original populations since the beginning of the 20th century. Similarly, Yellow Perch, once... Read More

2020 NY AFS Meeting – Diversity Travel Award

Diversity Travel Award New York Chapter of the American Fisheries Society  The New York Chapter of the American Fisheries Society (NYCAFS) is offering two diversity travel awards to attend the annual meeting, February 5-7, 2020 in Lake Placid, NY at the High Peaks Resort. The meeting’s theme is “Coldwater Fisheries in Light of Climate Change”,... Read More

UPDATE: Fall 2019 YARE (Youth Aquatic Resource Education Workshop): Sun., Oct. 27, 9 am-5 pm, at Cazenovia College

Fall 2019 YARE (Youth Aquatic Resource Education Workshop): Sun., Oct. 27, 9 am-5 pm, at Cazenovia College A collaboration between Student Chapters and Subunits of the NY Chapter of AFS, YARE seeks to train college students, environmental educators, and K-12 teachers for hands-on aquatic resources education. Lessons and activities include lake and stream ecology, fish... Read More

Creek Freaks Educator Training Workshop

Creek Freaks Educator* Training Workshop Sun., Oct. 20, 9 am-5 pm, at Cazenovia College *appropriate for high school and older CREEK FREAKS introduces participants to a basic overview of stream ecology, guidance on how to manage the logistics of conducting on-going youth programs, and hands-on training in conducting activities from the Creek Freaks curriculum, including hands-on... Read More

NYS Chapter AFS Workshop Poll

NYS Chapter AFS Workshop Poll The New York Chapter would like to hold more technical workshops throughout the year and would like your input.  Please take a minute to answer a couple of brief questions on what you would like to see for a workshop. Your feedback will help determine what we offer! https://baseline.campuslabs.com/hawsc/nyschapterafcworshoppoll Best,... Read More