2013 Student/ Young Professional Award Winners

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Cultural Diversity Travel Scholarship Winners (travel to the AFS AK Chapter Meeting in Fairbanks): Lauren Divine, St. Paul Island Allyson Olds, Juneau … Read More

UA Receives Outstanding Student Subunit Award

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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!

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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

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

Over $9,600 Raised for Student Travel Fund

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Over $9,600 was raised for the Student Travel Fund through the 2012 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. Thanks to Michael Bach for acting as auctioneer and to the many individuals and businesses who donated items to the … Read More

Changing of the Guard

Handing over the gavel

At the 2012 Chapter Meeting incoming Chapter President Mark Wipfli accepted the gavel from outgoing president Trent Sutton, and Phil Loring advanced to the President Elect position.     New members of the Executive Committee are Jennifer Stahl as Vice President and Kari Fenske as the Student Representative. Lee Ann Gardner was re-elected as Treasurer. Thank you for your … Read More

Native Fish of Alaska Series T-Shirt!


These new black tee shirts will be available in a variety of sizes in BOTH long and short sleeved this fall at the Kodiak meeting. Lisa Stuby created an idea for the Series #3 t-shirt, The Alaska King Crab.  She gave the concept along with some photographs to Karen Lybrand, the artist who created the graphics on the previous two t-shirts.  Karen Lybrand has been a long-time collaborator … Read More

Last Minute Deals on CE Classes!

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Sign up and take advantage of some great opportunities at budget prices (Kodiak resident/non-resident prices): Aircraft Survival: $50 / $75 Hands-on DIDSON: $75 / $100 Scientific Writing: $100 / $125 … Read More

Instructions to 2012 Presenters

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All oral presentation slots (PPT) are 20 mins - ~17 mins for the talk and ~3 min for questions.  Talks will not be allowed to go longer than 20 min. Posters should be no larger than 5' wide x 3' high.   … Read More

Cultural Diversity Award Applications Due September 15

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 2012 Annual AFS Chapter Conference during October 21-26, 2012 in Kodiak, Alaska. Applicants will be evaluated on their work and/or educational experiences and interest in the natural resources … Read More