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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

Diversity Travel Award

The New York Chapter of the American Fisheries Society is offering two diversity-based “travel” awards to attend the annual meeting, March9-11, 2022 held through a virtual meeting platform. The meeting’s theme is “Fishing the Canyons: From Skyscrapers to the NY Bight”. These awards are designed to encourage diversity within the chapter, allowing recipients from underrepresented... Read More

Women in Fisheries – Mentoring Program

Brief description of program: 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 an encouraging environment for our members to advance... Read More

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 register 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 and adhere to guidelines for... Read More

Women In Science Winter Speaker Series

Join DEC’s Hudson River Estuary Program for a virtual Women in Science Winter Speaker Series, six free webinars which take place January – March 2022. Meet and learn from scientists, community leaders, and environmental educators who work at the intersection of research, education, and environmental justice. Topics covered during the six sessions include water quality... Read More