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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 […]

The Changing Lake Nipissing Ecosystem

MNRF’s Science and Research Branch invites you to participate in a Science Insights seminar entitled The Changing Lake Nipissing Ecosystem. This seminar will be held on Monday, March 29 (see details below). To request a WebEx line for this seminar, [email protected] Feel free to share this invitation with other resource professionals who might find this topic of interest.

2016 Joint Meeting of the Centrarchid, Esocid, and Walleye Technical Committes

2016 Joint Meeting of the Centrarchid, Esocid, and Walleye Technical Committes – North Central Division of the American Fisheries Society Dates: July 25-28, 2016 Location: Ak-Sar-Ben Aquarium, Gretna, Nebraska The Tuesday afternoon workshop of the joint summer meeting will feature presentations by members of the Upper Colorado River Endangered Fish Recovery Program. Some of the presentations and speakers will be: (1.) The Upper Colorado Endangered Fish Recovery Program’s Nonnative Fish Management: Why Are We Here Today?  Kevin McAbee, Nonnative Fish Coordinator, Upper Colorado Endangered Fish Recovery Program (2.) A Summary of the Current Ecology and Management of Smallmouth Bass in the Upper Colorado River Basin Tildon Jones, Fisheries Supervisor, US Fish and […]

AFS-OC – Second Notice and Call for Presenters

Second Notice and Call for Presenters Annual General MeetingFebruary 25th – February 27th,2016 Geneva Park, Orillia, ON Join us for our 2016 Annual Meeting andConference at the YMCA Geneva Park ConferenceCenter, on the shores of Lake Couchiching inOrillia “Celebrating Evidence-Based Decision Making in Ontario and Abroad” We are currently seeking oral and poster presenters for the 2016 AFS-OC Annual General Meeting and Conference. Interested presenters should provide their topics by February 3rd and abstracts must be submitted by February 10th. Poster presentations are also welcome. Presentationsare being solicited for all aquatic resource topics, and oncompleted studies, preliminary results, or case studies. Once topics are approved, abstracts should be submitted as email attachments in […]


CARS VP Nick Mandrak and CARS member Andrew Drake have been awarded the DFO 2014 Outstanding Scientific Paper of the Year award. The paper was chosen from 15 nominated papers and details the risk factors for potential species invasions in lake ecosystems. See paper here: See PDF of announcement: DFO SC Paper.

Request for bid to host the World Fisheries Congress 2020

World Council members and colleagues – Your assistance is requested in helping to obtain bids for the 2020 World Fisheries Congress.  Please add this announcement to your web page and circulate it to those who may be interested in hosting the 2020 event and submit a bid. Attached is the bid request document as discussed during the WCFS meeting in Portland, Oregon, USA.  Please note that the deadline for submissions of bid proposals has been extended to December 31, 2015.  This will still allow the WCFS Executive Board sufficient time to evaluate the proposals and make a selection prior to the Busan WFC in May 2016. If you have any […]