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/
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.
Fisheries Biologist position in BCNovember 5, 2020
The Lake Babine Nation is looking to hire a fisheries biologist. Please see the full job advertisement below for all the details. The closing date for applications is December 31, 2020. JOB POSTING_FISHERIES BIOLOGIST Sept 2020
Canadian Aquatic Societies’ Joint-Statement in Support of Mi’kmaw Lobster Fishers and Treaty RightsOctober 26, 2020
The members of the Boards of Directors of the Canadian Conference for Fisheries Research (CCFFR), Canadian Aquatic Resources Section (CARS) of the American Fisheries Society, and the Society of Canadian Limnologists/Société canadienne de Limnologie (SCL) stand in solidarity with the Mi’kmaw Indigenous community in Nova Scotia. As Directors of preeminent fisheries and aquatic science organizations in Canada, we feel compelled to declare our unified support for the Sipekne’katik moderate livelihood fishery and denounce the racist violence that has obstructed their legal fishery activities. Our organizations are composed of fishery and aquatic scientists who are responsible for knowledge generation and translation to benefit Canada and First Nations. We are committed to […]