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NYS Parks currently has multiple seasonal positions

NYS Parks currently has multiple seasonal positions open across the state focusing on managing Invasive Species. Please see the links below for more information, including application instructions and contact information:   Invasive Species Strike Teams – Terrestrial and Aquatic (ongoing recruitment, open until filled, interviews will begin mid-late February) Supervisors: Specialists: Locations: Niagara Falls, Syracuse,... Read More

We had a great Meeting!

Thank You to everyone that attended the NY Chapter and Northeast Division of the American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting. And for those that missed it, the presentations are now online! You can get the feeling that you were sitting in the front row for every presentation by visiting our NY AFS Youtube channel.   Read More

Vacancy for coregonine researcher, located at USGS Tunison Lab/Cortland

Vacancy for coregonine researcher, supervised out of FWS/Lamar, working closely with and and located at USGS Tunison Lab/Cortland. Open & closing dates: 01/30/2019 to 02/13/2019 Pay scale & grade: GS-0482-11 Salary: $61,218 to $79,586 per year Appointment type: Term – 1 year 1 day Work schedule: Full-Time Location: Cortland, NY Announcement number: R5-19-10386735-JLS-(DE) 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

Otsego Lake Whitefish Stocking

Otsego Lake Whitefish Stocking: contributed by Scott Wells Posted 1-28-19: On January 17, 2019 a total of 164 lake whitefish (LW) raised at the SUNY Cobleskill campus fish hatchery were released back into Otsego Lake through the ice off Three Mile Point near Cooperstown NY. The fingerlings ranged in size from 100-125 mm. These fish were the... Read More

Hourly Fish and Wildlife Technician – Louisville, NY

Title: Hourly Fish and Wildlife Technician (approximately 8 months) Location: Louisville, New York Position Overview: A qualified individual is sought to assist with technical tasks related to the operation and maintenance of several Habitat Improvement Projects along the St. Lawrence River in St. Lawrence County, NY, along with supporting management activities at the Wilson Hill... 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


 2019 DEC CAMPER SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE! The Lake Champlain Chapter of Trout Unlimited will again provide scholarships for interested young men and women 11 to 17 years old to attend DEC’s popular summer camp program.  The camps, located at Camp Colby, Pack Forest, DeBruce and Rushford provide a great opportunity to learn more about the environment... Read More