AFS AK Chapter Listserve

Dolly Varden

Akchap (Alaska Chapter of the American Fisheries Society) is an e-mail list. Subscriptions are limited to AFS Alaska Chapter members. Mailing list is updated quarterly by comparing the list against Chapter membership list. … Read More

Fishy Film Fest in Homer

AFS - Alaska Fishy Film showing in Homer Organized by the Kenai Peninsula Fish Habitat Partnership We are accepting films to show at the upcoming AFS meeting in Homer at an evening social at the Pratt Museum on Tuesday Nov. 3rd. Films need to be submitted to us by Saturday October 31st. (earlier is better) We are looking for Alaska content relating to … Read More

2015 Meeting – Online Registration Open

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Click HERE to register online for the 2015 Alaska Chapter Meeting in Homer. . . . … Read More

2015 Molly Ahlgren Scholarship Amount $2,000. Applications Due Oct 9.

The Alaska Chapter of the American Fisheries Society is pleased to announce the 201​5 Molly Ahlgren Scholarship consisting of ​a $​2,000 award to​ a qualifying undergraduate student pursuing a baccalaureate degree in fisheries or aquatic​ and biological science at the University of Alaska or Alaska Pacific University.  Applicants must be an undergraduate student considered to be a junior by … Read More

2015 Cultural Diversity Award Applications – Deadline September 30

The Alaska Chapter of the American Fisheries Society is pleased to announce the availability of a monetary award[1] for an Alaska Native or other minority person to cover travel expenses to attend the 2015 Annual AFS Chapter Conference during November 2-6, 2015 in Homer, Alaska. Applicants will be evaluated on their work and/or educational experiences and interest in the natural resources … Read More

2015 Chapter Meeting – Abstract Submission now OPEN

Homer evening

Please join us in planning and celebrating the annual meeting of the Alaska Chapter of American Fisheries Society, November 2-6 at the Alaska Islands and Oceans Visitor Center in Homer, Alaska. The chosen theme of this 42nd meeting of our membership is: Alaska's Fisheries at a Crossroads: from the Past, Looking to the Future.  Abstract submission is now open online at: … Read More

*NEW* Native Fish of Alaska Series T-Shirt!


Coming to a Chapter Conference near you- a new Fishes of Alaska t-shirt Based on voting tallied at the 2014 AK Chapter meeting in Juneau, the newest t-shirt in the Fishes of Alaska AFS series is the Pacific Spiny Lumpsucker! Men and women's shirts will be available at the Homer meeting. Designed by Karen Lybrand, who lived in Alaska for 22 years before returning to her home state of Maine. … Read More

2015 Continuing Education Classes

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We have six great workshops lined up in Homer this year. For class details click HERE … Read More

Seeking Proposals for Session Topics and Session Chairs

© ADF&G - photo credit Audra Brase

The Program Committee is currently seeking proposals for session topics and session chairs for the November meeting. Each day of the meeting will feature concurrent sessions relating to a conference-wide theme of sustainability of fisheries ecosystems, economy, and management. … Read More

Chapter Award Nominations Extended to April 30

Theresa Tanner presenting Chapter Service Award to Ray Hander

The Alaska Chapter is currently soliciting nominations for the Meritorious Service Award (MSA), the Chapter Service Award (CSA), the Almost Darwin Award, and the Wally Noerenberg Award for Fishery Excellence. … Read More