Canadian Aquatic Resources Section of the American Fisheries Society

Monthly archives for July, 2015

International River Symposium

This year’s International River Symposium is in Brisbane, Australia, from September 21-24. See link here: http://riversymposium.com/ The theme for the 2015 International River symposium “Healthy Rivers – Healthy Economies” is a wonderful opportunity to engage with the multitude of businesses and organisations who contribute to and benefit from the wise management of rivers and their catchments. Water has risen high on the business agenda and a decline in freshwater quality and quantity was judged the greatest risk facing the globe at the 2015 World Economic Forum. The contribution that healthy rivers make to our economies and wellbeing is extraordinary, but often taken for granted. The 2015 Riversymposium will connect businesses who rely on rivers […]

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new Imperiled Species Section within AFS being considered

Gene Wilde has been planning to start a new Imperiled Species Section within AFS. Getting a section within AFS devoted to rare aquatic species and their management would help bring additional attention to native fishes, mollusks and others, and help build leverage for their conservation within the professional fishery community. Please see the attached draft by-laws if you are interested in the section – Draft Bylaws Imperiled Aquatic Organisms Section

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Workshop Announcement

Trout Unlimited Canada is Pleased to Announce the Dates for Our 2015  Stream Restoration Training Program    Trout Unlimited Canada’s Stream Restoration Training Program-From Form to Functiontraining program is to promote education through professional practitioners on stream ecosystems, rehabilitation planning, assessment, monitoring and implementation.Listed below are the dates, locations and costs for this year’s Stream Restoration Trainingworkshops: Workshop #1 Creating the Context: Watershed & Stream Systems Saturday, September 12, 2015 Location: University of Guelph Cost: $300+HST   Workshop #2 Understanding & Assessing the System (2-day workshop) Saturday & Sunday, September 26 & 27, 2015 Prerequisite: Workshop #1 Location: University of Guelph Cost: $450+HST   Workshop #3 Diagnosing the Problem & […]

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