8 results for tag: fisheries

2024 Western AIS Short Course

The mission of the Western AIS short course is to provide an in-person educational program on AIS prevention, management, and overall aquatic health as well as to promote partnerships that increase collaboration and communication across disciplines. Educational programs and meetings such as this one are critical to maintaining effective lines of communication between aquatic resource stakeholder groups, managers, and researchers with the ultimate goal of increasing our intact aquatic ecosystems. Attendees can expect to: -Discuss regional challenges and management practices for aquatic invasive species -Learn about current research and technology ...


The 2023 Atlantic International Chapter Annual Meeting will be in New Brunswick, Canada, October 14-17, 2023. This is a joint meeting with the Northeastern Division of the American Fisheries Society. More details about exact meeting location, agenda, etc., will follow soon. Website: https://aic.fisheries.org/


Join us in Grand Rapids, Michigan, for the 153rd Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society, August 20-24, 2023. The meeting’s theme is “Adaptive Approaches to to Understand and Manage Change in Fisheries.”

2023 Annual Business Meeting

The Reservoir Fisheries Habitat Partnership (RFHP) will be holding its 13th Annual Meeting most likely in Morristown, Tennessee. Thanks to Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency for hosting!

WALPA 36th Annual Conference in Tacoma, WA

“FISH AND BEYOND IN OUR LAKES” CALL FOR ABSTRACTS This year’s theme, ” Fish and Beyond in Our Lakes,” was chosen to highlight effects of climate change, lake pollution, and lake management strategies on fisheries in Pacific Northwest lakes. Abstracts may be submitted for either presentations and/or posters. Potential session topics include, but are not limited to the following: Fisheries ecology & management Salmon habitat in big lakes Contaminants of emerging concern Adaptive management Climate change Nutrient management Harmful algal blooms (HABs) Invasive aquatic species Volunteer monitoring/citizen science Student ...

Managing tribal fisheries and employees on the reservation

Tribal natural resource management agencies continue to provide employment opportunities within the fisheries field, and while much is known about Western ways of managing fisheries, native culture and its views on fishery management are largely unknown to non-natives. In this presentation, we give guidance on how to prepare to work for tribe, effectively manage employees, create fishery regulations, and more. We also discuss native culture, Treaty Rights, history, and modern day tribal governance/sovereignty. This presentation aims to inform those who are interested in working for a tribe or for those wanting to gain more knowledge about the people ...

Structured decision making for lake habitat restoration

Structured Decision Making (SDM) is a great tool to guide strategic habitat planning and address challenges and priorities to achieve restoration and conservation success. This webinar will provide an overview of how SDM can be used to balance largescale landscape needs with local restoration actions to guide decision making and achieve project goals. An overview of how to incorporate multiple competing priorities including species and population needs, partner and stakeholder interests, and climate impacts will be demonstrated alongside examples focused on lake ecosystems and habitats. Our speaker: Dr. Jessica Collier, Fish & Wildlife ...

2021 International Rainy-Lake of the Woods Watershed Forum

2021 International Rainy-Lake of the Woods Watershed Forum will take place virtually this coming March. Virtual Forum dates: March 10–11, 2021 Abstract Deadline: January 19, 2021. Please get your abstracts in early! See Abstract Submission for submittal requirements. Overview: Professional symposium for researchers and resource managers working in the Rainy-Lake of the Woods Watershed. Themes: Climate change, nutrients & algae, invasive species, paleolimnology, fisheries and more! Two Focus Sessions with moderated town hall style discussions will provide additional interaction opportunity, in addition to the regular ...