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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: 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

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: 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