2015 Chapter Meeting in Homer

Homer evening

The 2015 meeting of the AFS Alaska Chapter will be held at “The End of the Road” in Homer, Alaska during November 2-6 at the Alaska Islands and Oceans Visitor Center. The working theme is: Alaska's Fisheries at a Crossroads: From the Past, Looking to the Future. … 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

Juneau Meeting a great success

2014 Program Art

This was the largest Alaska Chapter meeting ever with 437 attendees and co-hosted with AWRA and SEAKFHP with 215 oral presentations and 47 posters. The First Annual Alaskan Film festival occurred at the welcome social and was hosted by SEAKFHP with 25 fishery & habitat related films. Banquet speaker was Travis Rummel the film maker from Felt Soul Media with the movies of DamNation, Red … Read More

Over $6,300 raised for Student Travel Fund

Over $6,300 was raised for the Student Travel Fund through the 2014 silent and call out auctions! THANK YOU to everyone who bid, your contributions will enable the chapter to continue to offer students the opportunity to attend our Chapter Meetings for free or at reduced rates. … Read More

2014 Student/ Young Professional Award Winners

Crab pots

Cultural Diversity Travel Scholarship Winners (travel to the AFS AK Chapter Meeting in Juneau): Molly McCarthy, UAA … Read More

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

Guidelines for First Annual Alaska Fish Film Festival


The Southeast Alaska Fish Habitat Partnership will be hosting the first annual Alaska Fish Film Festival during the annual meeting of the Alaska Chapters of the American Fisheries Society and American Water Resources Association in Juneau (October 20–24, 2014). … Read More

UA Receives Outstanding Student Subunit Award

student chapter award 2013

At the 2013 Western Division Annual Meeting in Boise the University of Alaska Student Subunit was presented with the award for Outstanding Student Subunit. Congratulations!! … Read More

Kodiak Meeting a great success!

Crab pots

The 2012 Chapter Meeting in Kodiak was a great success with over 235 attendees who were able to choose from over 120 presentations in 20 sessions. The socials and field trips showcased the best of Kodiak and the weather was fantastic. … Read More

2012 Chapter Award Winners

© ADF&G - photo credit Gretchen Bishop

Several awards were presented at the Chapter Meeting Banquet on October 25 in Kodiak. All recipients were present to receive their awards.  … Read More