Student & Early Career Professionals Subsection of the Education Section of the American Fisheries Society

Sam Schaick on Fisheries and the Covid-19 Quarantine

Covid-19 has widely disrupted the nation’s sense of normalcy and the same is true for fisheries students and professionals. For a few its “business as usual” but for many people in fisheries, the environment in which they work has changed considerably. Graduate theses are being defended through online platforms and...

Meet the Candidates

Your voice matters! Next Tuesday, April 21, 2020 at 1:00 pm Eastern Time AFS is holding a live webinar for members to meet the Candidates of the Second Vice President Election – Cecil Jennings and Julie Defilippi Simpson. These candidates will be running for the Second Vice President position, which involves a...

AFS Virtual Spring Conference

AFS Virtual Spring Conference COVID-19 has caused enormous disruptions to everyday life. Among the many personal and professional challenges we face, one has been the cancellation of several AFS chapter and division meetings. Fisheries scientists, managers, and students have constructed important talks to discuss their work with limited or no...

The Iowa State Student Subunit

Author: Sam Grinstead, President of the Iowa State University Student Subunit             Spring Semester 2020 has been a busy and formative time for our subunit. Activities have included the Iowa Chapter meeting, bi-monthly scientific and professional guest speakers, and campus-wide club events. The Iowa State Student Subunit has endeavored to...

Seeking a social media chair for the subsection

Are you looking to be more involved with AFS? Do you want to stay up-to-date on what’s going on with the Society? Do you enjoy social media? We are looking for a social media chair for our subsection who will moderate our Facebook page and keep it up-to-date with scholarship...

AFS Best Student Paper/Poster Symposium

Interested in competing for two of the top student awards that AFS has to offer at this year’s Annual Meeting in Columbus? Apply to participate in the Best Student Paper/Poster Symposium! 150th Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society August 31, 2020. The AFS Best Student Paper/Poster Symposium includes presentations...

Salmonid Restoration Federation 38th Annual Conference

Salmonid Restoration Federation (SRF) is happy to announce that the 38th Annual Conference will be held in Santa Cruz, California March 31-April 3, 2020. Final descriptions of the conference field tours, workshops, and sessions are now posted to the SRF website. The final agenda packet and 2020 Conference poster are also posted online.You may register for the 2020 Salmonid Restoration Conference online or fill...

Fisheries Magazine – January 2020

Want to Receive Fisheries Magazine Every Month for Free?! Become a member of the Society!• receive Fisheries magazine each month• enjoy special savings on subscriptions to AFS published books• subscribe at member rates to the four preeminent, peer-reviewed AFS journals• enjoy special savings on meeting registration• join fisheries-related sections that...

Fisheries Populations and Ecosystem Dynamics Summer Course

The Rutgers Center for Fisheries and Ocean Sustainability is proud to announce that the application for this summer’s course in Fisheries Populations and Ecosystem Dynamics is now open: https://eoas.rutgers.edu/research/affiliated-programs-centers/center-for-fisheries-and-ocean-sustainability/fisheries-course/.  This is an immersive, two-week course (May 31st – June 13th, 2020) for undergraduates that presents the quantitative tools and field-based techniques used to sustainably manage...