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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) https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/522807600 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 (https://www.pokgrand.com/) – Poughkeepsie, NY [Link to map] https://newyork.fisheries.org/annual-meeting/ Read More

 2019 DEC CAMPER SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE!

 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

2019 Klumb-Spindler Student Travel Awards

Klumb-Spindler Student Travel Awards The New York Chapter and the Northeastern Division of the American Fisheries Society are offering student travel awards to attend their joint annual meeting, February 6-8, 2019 at the Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel, in Poughkeepsie, NY. These awards promote student research and facilitate student interaction with fish and aquatic community in New... Read More

2019 Diversity Travel Award

Diversity Travel Award For the first time ever, the New York Chapter and the Northeastern Division of the American Fisheries Society are offering a diversity-based travel award.to attend their joint annual meeting, February 6-8, 2019 at the Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel, in Poughkeepsie, NY. The annual meeting’s theme is “Fish on the Move”. This award is... Read More