AFS Resource Policy Committee needs your feedback for freshwater policy recommendations to address climate change. Please provide Tim Birdsong with feedback, comments, and suggested edits by email at Timothy[dot]Birdsong [at]tpwd[dot]texas[dot]gov no later than COB Tuesday, February 9th. Following incorporation of input/edits from various AFS units, the attached document will be sent to the AFS Governing Board for review, discussion, and approval at their mid-year meeting scheduled for early March. If approved, these policy recommendations will be added to the AFS website on climate change and fisheries: https://climate.fisheries.org/
Remembering Dr. Kim HyattJune 8, 2021
I am saddened to share the news that Dr. Hyatt passed away peacefully with his family and closest friend by his side following a battle with a very aggressive cancer. Kim made significant contributions to DFO in significant and lasting ways, including his work on the Wild Salmon Policy, advice relating to salmon restoration and recovery under the Columbia River Treaty and climate change impacts to salmon populations. His passion for discovery and excitement for innovation resulted in a number of long-standing relationships with First Nations and external organizations—relationships that Kim built on trust, commitment, and honest communication. His scientific prowess, leadership, and good humor will be greatly missed by all who knew […]
Apply for the Larkin AwardMarch 23, 2021
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 Masters and PhD level students that are conducting fisheries research at a Canadian institution. The award is not restricted to students with Canadian citizenship. See attachment for specific details of the application process. More information about the award and past winners can be found at: https://cars.fisheries.org/larkin-award/ Completed documents are to be sent to: Dr. Sarah Lehnert at sarah[dot]lehnert[at]dfo-mpo[dot]gc[dot]ca Deadline: June 18, 2021 (4pm EDT)
Research scientist position with Ottawa RiverkeeperNovember 5, 2020
Ottawa Riverkeeper is looking to hire a research scientist, with a start date of January 1, 2021 (initially working remotely). The application deadline is November 22, 2020, and all the details about the job including how to apply can be found here.