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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! Best,... Read More

New York and Northeast Division AFS Annual Meeting updates!

Our annual meeting draws near! Saving some trees!  We have a draft version of the Program and Abstracts available online. There will be a very limited number of Programs and Abstracts available at the conference, so we recommend downloading and printing them before you join us at the meeting. We need judges for student presentations! ... Read More

2019 Annual Meeting – Raffle

Happy New Year my fellow NY  Chapter AFS Members and Friends! The 2019 Annual Meeting is only a month away and the final preparations are being checked off the list. As your Chapter President-elect, I am charged with coordinating and gathering items to raffle off during our evening banquet. The funds from the raffle support... Read More

NYC AFS – Annual Meeting: Save the Date!

The New York Chapter American Fisheries Society and the Northeast Division of American Fisheries Society will be holding a joint Annual Meeting in 2019. Date:  February 6-8, 2019 Location:  Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel ( – Poughkeepsie, NY [Link to map] Read More