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Job Listing: Supervising Fish and Wildlife/ Habitat Improvement Specialist, NYS DEC – Region 9, Buffalo, NY

Title: Supervising Fish and Wildlife/ Habitat Improvement Specialist Location: NYS Department of Environmental Conservation Region 9, Buffalo, New York Position Overview: A qualified individual is sought to coordinate and assist in the implementation of fish and wildlife habitat restoration and improvements along the Niagara River in the counties of Erie and Niagara. The relicensing of... Read More

Job Listing: River Steward, Ausable River Association (Wilmington, NY)

Position Announcement – River Steward (full-time, temporary) The Ausable River Association (AsRA), a non-profit environmental conservation organization based in Wilmington, New York, is seeking a qualified individual to provide full-time education and outreach to recreational users of the Ausable River from May to October 2022. The river steward’s primary responsibility will be interacting with anglers... Read More

Job Listing: Senior Research Associate, Cornell Biological Field Station 

Senior Research Associate Department of Natural Resources and the Environment College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Cornell University  Location: Cornell Biological Field Station Bridgeport, New York College Description: The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty, and staff... Read More

Job Listing: Fish Culturist 1, Catskill State Fish Hatchery

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is hiring two entry-level Fish Culturist 1 positions at the Catskill State Fish Hatchery. These positions are being filled provisionally, meaning you do not need to be on a state Civil Service list to be hired. At some point in the future the test will be offered... Read More

Women in Fisheries – Mentoring Program, Sign up Today!

Reminder: Women in Fisheries Mentoring Program sign up deadline – March 25th: This is a pilot program offered for the first time in 2022 by the NY AFS Women in Fisheries Subcommittee. Our mission is to inspire and empower women and people from underrepresented genders to succeed in professional fisheries careers. We strive to foster... Read More

A tribute to Bill Gordon

A tribute to Bill Gordon Bill Gordon made a memorable mark while a fisheries biologist at NYSDEC at Watertown, and his life ended November 2021 after enduring episodes of cancer. He was in the Region 6 Fisheries Unit for 30 years, then took a promotion to be wildlife manager for DEC in 2006, and he... Read More

Reminder – 2022 annual meeting (virtual) is coming up on March 9-11th

Hello New York Chapter of the American Fisheries Society Members! This is a reminder that the 2022 annual meeting is coming up on March 9-11th. You can still register until Monday 3/7/22 for this free virtual meeting here: https://newyork.fisheries.org/2022-registration-page/ There is no fee for registration although we ask that you pay your annual membership dues... Read More

NYC AFS – Executive Committee Nominations

We are now seeking nominations for the following executive committee positions: President-Elect: A three-year term including one year each as President-Elect, President, and Past-President. As president-elect, nominees would organize and run the raffle. As president they would convene quarterly meetings, organize the annual meeting, and represent the chapter at divisional and national meetings. As past-president, responsibilities... Read More

AFS membership with our parent society and NYS chapter

Please renew your AFS membership with our parent society and NYS chapter (https://fisheries.org/membership/join/) when you register for this year’s meeting (https://newyork.fisheries.org/annual-meeting/). Our chapter dues provide great value and when you pay your membership through our parent society we get a little extra from them! The value your dues provide are to reduce meeting attendance costs... Read More

Klumb-Spindler Student Travel Awards

The New York Chapter of the American Fisheries Society is offering student “travel” awards to attend their annual meeting, March 9-11th, 2022. The meeting’s theme is “Fishing the Canyons: From Skyscrapers to the NY Bight. These awards have historically been given to promote student research and facilitate student interaction with the fish and aquatic community... Read More