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 2014 Annual AFS Chapter Conference during October 22-24, 2014 in Juneau, Alaska. Applicants will be evaluated on their work and/or educational experiences and interest in the natural resources … Read More

2014 Meeting – Poster and Presentation Guidelines

Abstracts are due by September 15, 2014. There will not be an extension, so please get yours in on time. Presentation Guidelines Talks will be limited to 15 minutes including questions. It is suggested to speak for 12 minutes and allow 3 minutes for questions. This will be a large meeting, so we are limiting talks to 15 minutes to reduce the number of overlapping sessions. We will be on a … Read More

Updated 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

AFS AK Chapter Listserve – UPDATED May 2014

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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

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