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CALL FOR NOMINATIONS – Chapter President-Elect

The New York AFS Chapter welcomes nominations for Chapter President-Elect. This position will begin at the 2020 NY Chapter meeting and will run for one year, after which this person will become Chapter President, term starting at the 2021 chapter meeting. Self-nominations are welcome as are any others. If interested, please send your nominations to... Read More

2020 NY AFS Annual Meeting – Final Call for Abstracts (extended)

Final Call for Abstracts  New York Chapter of the American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting February 5-7, 2020 High Peaks Resort, Lake Placid, NY  *Submission deadline EXTENDED to January 10, 2020 * We would like to invite additional submissions for oral presentations at this year’s conference. Please submit your abstract online at:  https://newyork.fisheries.org/annual-meeting/ If you submitted... Read More

2020 NY AFS Annual Meeting – Second Call for Abstracts

Second Call for Abstracts  New York Chapter of the American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting February 5-7, 2020 High Peaks Resort, Lake Placid, NY  *Submission deadline December 23, 2019 * This year’s theme is Coldwater Fisheries in Light of Climate Change. We are looking forward to receiving your abstract submissions within this theme and beyond. Please... Read More

NY AFS 2020 Annual Meeting: Klumb-Spindler Student Travel Awards

Klumb-Spindler Student Travel Awards The New York Chapter of the American Fisheries Society is offering student travel awards to attend their annual meeting, February 5-7, 2020 in Lake Placid, NY. The meeting’s theme is “Coldwater Fisheries in Light of Climate Change”. These travel awards are to promote student research and facilitate student interaction with the fish... Read More

Creek Freaks training workshop was a success

On Oct. 20, 2019 at Cazenovia College, IWLA Regional Trainer Gary Lipp led a group of 22 in a Creek Freaks training workshop. We started in the lab learning about the value of macroinvertebrates as bioindicators, macroinvertebrate group identification and characteristics, and proper use of a kick seine. Then after a lunch provided by the IWLA, we... Read More

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