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YARE Workshop!

The NY Chapter American Fisheries Society, NYS Parks and the SUNY Oneonta Biological Field Station Present… YARE Workshop! Youth Aquatic Resource Education (YARE) For who?  Teachers, educators, college students and the public What?        YARE workshop for aquatic sampling & youth environmental education! November 10, 2018 9:00 am—4:30 pm Glimmerglass State Park 1527... Read More

Check it out! Our website has a new look.

If you haven’t visited our website in a while, take a look – https://newyork.fisheries.org/. We have been busy over the last few weeks updating the website.  You’ll notice some things have moved around and are organized differently. It’s still a work in progress, so take a look and let us know what you think (and what... 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] Further details to follow. Read More

Round ‘Slowby’ No More?

Round ‘Slowby’ No More?: contributed by Scott George Posted 9-25-18: The invasion of Round Goby eastward through the Barge Canal towards the Hudson River has been slower than anticipated. An angler captured a specimen in 2014 near Utica but no specimens have been reported east of Sylvan Beach (east end of Oneida Lake) since that time.... Read More

Introducing shadia

Introducing shadia: contributed by Dan Stich Posted 9-12-18: Introducing shadia the first R package for modeling American shad populations! The new R package allows users to run dam passage performance standards models for American shad in northeast Atlantic Coastal Rivers (Connecticut, Merrimack, Penobscot, and Susquehanna rivers currently). The models combine classical cohort-based projection models for annual vital... Read More

Spring 2017 YARE

Two Youth Aquatic Resource Education (YARE) Workshops – Feb 23rd at SUNY Morrisville had  20 Student Conservation Association and Excelsior Conservation Corps members and again on April 23rd at Honeywell Visitor Center on Onondaga Lake had 25 SUNY ESF students (co instructed with Tom Hughes by SUNY ESF PhD student Molly Welsh). Tom Hughes is... Read More

Newsletter Blog 3-15-17

White Sucker Behavior: contributed by Ben Marcy-Quay At this year’s Adirondack Research Forum, Benjamin Marcy-Quay (Cornell University Adirondack Fishery Research Program) presented data indicating that white suckers (Catostomus commersonii) undertake diel movement between lakes. PIT-tagged suckers were detected moving across an antenna array located in a narrow channel between two Adirondack lakes on a nightly... Read More