Canadian Aquatic Resources Section of the American Fisheries Society

Monthly archives for April, 2016

2016 Peter A. Larkin Award Competition

Applications are now being accepted for the Peter A. Larkin Student Award for Excellence in Fisheries. The purpose of the award is to identify the top current MSc and PhD level students that are conducting fisheries research at a Canadian institution. The award is not restricted to students with Canadian citizenship. Please pay attention to the page limitations for each section. Note that Times New Roman, 12pt font is to be used, with page margins of 2 cm on all sides. Upon completion of the application, please convert the document to a pdf and name the file with your last name followed by an underscore and Larkin (i.e., Lastname_Larkin.pdf). Completed documents are […]


AFS-OC Spring Social 2016

See link for details AFS-OC Spring social flyer 2016


Fisheries Act Petition

You may be interested in a petition asking the federal government to restore habitat protection in Canada’s Fisheries Act.  See Thanks to AFS-OC for sharing.


M.Sc. or Ph.D. Student Opportunity (Carleton/Cooke Lab)

M.Sc. or Ph.D. Student Opportunity Knowledge Mobilization and Fisheries Management Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada   We are seeking a graduate student (M.Sc. or Ph.D.) with interests in studying science transfer and knowledge mobilization related to fisheries management.  The successful candidate will be involved with a variety of activities including social science surveys, workshop facilitation, and production of management briefs to facilitate effective knowledge mobilization and bi-directional communication between scientists and managers related to fish telemetry data in the Laurentian Great Lakes and beyond.  This is an excellent opportunity to work closely with a variety of provincial/state, federal and academic partners in the Great Lakes basin.  Ideal applicants will be outstanding […]