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Light the Way for Aaron Day

Dear Colleagues, A member of the Fish Culture Section, Aaron Day, has suffered a tremendous loss this past week with the passing of his wife, Kamie. This tragedy has deeply affected us all, and hatchery staff and others have reached out with the desire to help out in any way that they can. I apologize... Read More

Heidi O'Riordan

Spotlight on Women in Fisheries (WiF): Heidi O’Riordan

Spotlight on Women in Fisheries (WiF): A new series of posts featuring New York Chapter AFS Women in Fisheries, highlighting their accomplishments and contributions to fisheries in NY and beyond. As our inaugural post, we’d like to introduce you to our chapter president, Heidi O’ Riordan.  Hello New York Chapter American Fisheries Society (NYC AFS)... Read More

Job Listing: Auburn University, 2 full-time technicians for fish disease diagnostics laboratory

Searching for 2 full-time technicians to help in our fish disease diagnostics laboratory here at Auburn University. Here is the link to the job application portal: https://www.auemployment.com/postings/24848 Tech I, Research (2 Positions) Position Details Requisition Number S1064P Home Org Name Schl Fisheries Aquac Aquat Sci Division Name College of Agriculture Position Title Tech I, Research (2... Read More

Job Listing: Wildlife Technician – Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe

Wildlife Technician Job Closing: May 26, 2021 Job Code: 19-4099 Wildlife Technician Status: Full time Exempt: No Location: Environment Division Department: Environment Reports To: Environmental Specialist Summary: Under the direction of the Environmental Specialist/Project Manager, the Wildlife Technician will be responsible for carrying out tasks and duties related to Freshwater Mussel Propagation and Lake Sturgeon acoustic telemetry tracking. Target bodies of... Read More

Job Listing: Graduate Student Wanted

Graduate Student Wanted Earn an MS in Biology from SUNY Oneonta doing field work to conserve local pearly mussel populations & lab work at SUNY Cobleskill propagating pearly mussels. Financial assistance available. Join SUNY Oneonta’s team dedicated to preserving local pearly mussels. Learn skills required to find and to monitor pearly mussels. Be part of... Read More

Job Listing: Fish Ecology Technician Positions, USGS Great Lakes Science Center, 2021-2022

Fish Ecology Technician Positions, USGS Great Lakes Science Center, 2021-2022 The USGS Great Lakes Science Center’s Lake Ontario Biological Station, Oswego, NY, is hiring three 12-month technician positions for coregonine research. Coregonines, such as Cisco, Lake Whitefish, and Bloater were historically among the Great Lakes most abundant fishes, but populations have declined or been extirpated... Read More

Please VOTE for the next NY Chapter President Elect

Hello NY Chapter members, It is time to please cast your vote for our next NYCAFS President-Elect.  The election is open to NY Chapter members only, please. A link to the candidate biographies can be found here (Bios) and a link to the electronic ballot can be found here (Ballot).  Please cast your vote no... Read More