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Loss of Matthew Altenritter

Please see the below from the Department of Environmental Science and Ecology at SUNY Brockport: “Hello All, It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of our esteemed colleague, Dr. Matthew Altenritter. Matt, age 37, passed away on Saturday (3/16) with his loving family by his side after a yearlong fight... Read More

Job Listing: StonyBrook – Senior Research Support Specialist

The Research Foundation at SUNY StonyBrook is hiring. The Senior Research Support Specialist will provide a range of fieldwork and laboratory tasks. Working under general supervision in support of the Hudson River Biological Monitoring Program (HRBMP) for Dr.Yong Chen in the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (SoMAS), the incumbent will support the Hudson River Fall Juvenile... Read More

Announcing the 2024 Women in Fisheries Mentorship Program!

Announcing the 2024 Women in Fisheries Mentorship Program! The NYAFS Women in Fisheries Subcommittee is facilitating another year of the Mentorship Program. The program will run from spring to fall, 2024. We ask that participants dedicate at least six hours to meet over the course of the program. The subcommittee will facilitate the matching process,... Read More

2024 Annual Meeting Raffle Donation Request!

The 2024 Annual Meeting is a little over a week away and with it the annual raffle! As chapter President-elect, I am tasked with gathering items to raffle off on Wednesday night during the banquet. All funds that are raised will help support the NY Chapter student travel awards. Please let me know if you... Read More

NY AFS President Elect – Call for Candidates

Calling for candidates and nominations to serve as the next President Elect of the NY Chapter of the American Fisheries Society. This is an exciting opportunity to take a leadership role in the Chapter and gain valuable leadership experience. Serving as President Elect represents a 3 year commitment. One year as President elect, one year... Read More

2024 Annual Meeting Registration Deadline – TODAY

The 2024 Meeting of the NY Chapter of the American Fisheries Society is a little over two weeks away! The meeting will be held at the Otesaga Resort Hotel in Cooperstown, New York from February 6-8, 2024. More information can be found here: Annual Meeting Page Today is the deadline to register for the meeting. Please... Read More


Professional Awards The New York Chapter of the American Fisheries Society is offering professional and student awards to attend their annual meeting, February 6-8th, 2024. The meeting’s theme is “Fisheries Management in an Ever-Changing Environment: From Inlands to Ocean”. Please read the award descriptions below to nominate a deserving professional or student. Nomination applications can... Read More