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Spotted Gar in Oak Orchard Creek

Spotted Gar in Oak Orchard Creek: contributed by Scott George A spotted gar was captured in Oak Orchard Creek (a Lake Ontario tributary) on June 12th during a fish community survey conducted by personnel from the USGS, NYS Museum, and DEC Great Lakes Program. This species is not found in New York and this specimen represents... Read More

Global Effects of Climate Change on Fish

Global Effects of Climate Change on Fish: contributed by Karin Limburg Past-president of the NYCAFS Karin Limburg recently authored a popular science piece in The Conversation, entitled How is climate change affecting fishes? There are clues inside their ears. This article explores what otolith chemistry can tell us about how fishes fare under climate change.  The full article is... Read More

USFWS – Seasonal Biological Science Technician (3 positions – Basom,NY)

Seasonal biological science technician positions have just been posted on USA Jobs. We will be filling 3 positions: 2 for habitat program and 1 for AIS program. https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/529320600 Overview Open & closing dates:  04/03/2019 to 04/12/2019 Service:  Competitive Pay scale & grade:  GS 5 Salary:  $16.27 to $16.27 per hour Appointment type:  Temporary – 6m Work schedule:  Full-Time Location: Alabama, NY Relocation expenses reimbursed:  No... Read More

Research Associate/ Senior Research Associate Natural Resources located at Little Moose Old Forge New York

Research Associate/ Senior Research Associate Natural Resources located at Little Moose Old Forge New York https://apps.hr.cornell.edu/recruiting/facultyview.cfm?posting_id=_JOB_POSTING-3-23004  DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE AND LIFE SCIENCES CORNELL UNIVERSITY LITTLE MOOSE OLD FORGE NEW YORK POSITION: Research Associate/Senior Research Associate, Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences STARTING DATE: On or after June 1, 2019 LOCATION: Department of Natural Resources Located at the... Read More

Full Time Seasonal Position:  Watercraft Inspection Steward/Lead Watercraft Inspection Steward

Full Time Seasonal Position:  Watercraft Inspection Steward/Lead Watercraft Inspection Steward The Capital Mohawk PRISM (Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management), hosted by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Saratoga, is in year two of administering a five-year contract (2018-2022) funded through the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) via the Environmental Protection Fund.  As part of the agreement... Read More

Employment opportunity at the Cornell Biological Field Station

Administrative Assistant Cornell University – Bridgeport, NY This position will work under the Director of the Cornell University Biological Field Station and provide administrative support across several projects and functions, coordinating activities according to the priorities and overall program goals set by the Director.  The Administrative Assistant will work with the CBFS Director as well... Read More

Job Opening: Oswego, NY – Biological Science Technician (Field Assistant), GG-0404-05

UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Great Lakes Science Center – Lake Ontario Biological Station Oswego, New York Website https://www.usgs.gov/centers/glsc Announcement Number:           GLSC-2019-NY02 Hiring Agency:                          INTERIOR, U.S. Geological Survey Position Title:                           Biological Science Technician (Field Assistant), GG-0404-05 Open Period:                            February 22, 2019 to March 15, 2019 5:00 PM, EDT or until filled Type of... Read More

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: https://statejobs.ny.gov/public/vacancyDetailsView.cfm?id=64087 Specialists: https://statejobs.ny.gov/public/vacancyDetailsView.cfm?id=64085 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