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William R. Mote Fellowship (Graduate Student Award!)

To honor the legacy of William R. Mote Named for Mr. William Russell Mote, who was an avid angler and lifelong benefactor to marine science, the fellowship will be awarded to graduate students working in research on the conservation and sustainability of fisheries species considered popular for recreation. Mr. Mote’s legacy includes the internationally recognized Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium in Sarasota, Florida, and the William R. and Leonore Mote Endowment at Florida State University’s...

Western Division AFS: DEI Awards and Travel Grant

The Western Division of the American Fisheries Society is offering opportunities to recognize fisheries folks supporting diversity and inclusion and to support participation at the 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting. To learn more and apply (extended deadline is March 1), please visit the web pages containing information for individual awards and travel grants.  * Two Diversity & Inclusion awards provide funds to support attendance at any AFS meeting in 2021: The D&I Mentorship Award will be presented to a promising student or...

2020 Miles McInnis Award Winners!

Congratulations to the 2020 Miles McInnis award winners Jane Trujillo and Steven Ingram! Jane is a Masters student in the Caldwell lab at NMSU. She is studying how an invasive predator affects fish stocks in a large reservoir. Jane has been a member of the AZ/NM Chapter since 2015, and has served in leadership roles in the  AZ/NM Chapter of AFS including Secretary/Treasurer and Membership Chair. Congratulations, Jane! Steven is a master’s student in the...

Job Announcement: Lake Havasu, AZ

Attached is the job announcement for an AIS Specialist 2 position in Lake Havasu, AZ. The listing closes on 2/18/21. Please feel free to pass it on to anyone who may be interested. CLICK HERE FOR THE JOB LISTING Also…. please visit the JOBS PAGE for future listings.

JAM 2021: Virtual Registration is LIVE!!

Registration for the 2021 VIRTUAL JOINT ANNUAL MEETING Arizona and New Mexico Chapters of The Wildlife Society and Arizona-New Mexico Chapter of the American Fisheries Society is now open The 2021 Joint Annual Meeting will be held on 4-5 February 2021 via Zoom. Thursday afternoon and evening, 4 February Chapter business meetings and the Women of Wildlife social event Friday, 5 February, 08:30 am to 5:00 pm Contributed paper sessions Poster session Professionals Panel for...

Piscicide Course and Business Meeting: Zoom Link!

Hello AZ/NM AFS!Both the Piscicide Course and our Business Meeting will be held on Thursday, Feb 4th. Please see the attached agenda for further details and login info for the Piscicide Applications Short Course (8:30A – 4:00P MST).Details for joining the Business Meeting (5:00P – 6:00P MST) are as follows:Topic: AZ/NM AFS Business MeetingTime: Feb 4, 2021 05:00 PM Arizona Join Zoom Meetinghttps://oregonstate.zoom.us/j/94502967030?pwd=V0ZmV1dlcjk1bTFLMzVhOUgrU3kzdz09 Password: Check your email or contact me at chrisjenney@email.arizona.edu Phone Dial-In Information   ...

Awards, Grants, and Nominations: Jam 2021

Deadline for applications and nominations is JAN 28, 2021!!! Do not miss out on the opportunity to secure some extra funding for your research, honor colleagues who have spent 2020 going above and beyond in support of our fisheries, to point out *that one time in the field* with your coworker by gifting them a stinky boot. For all award details follow this link: AWARD DETAILS

JAM 2020: THANK YOU | AWARDS

After months of planning and hard work, JAM 2020 has come and gone in a flash! The conference was a huge success, and while a lot of important work was completed and research presented, it was also an unbelievably fun time (It’s Wednesday and I’m almost fully recovered.) A HUGE thank you needs to go out to everyone who had a role in planning this massive event, but four individuals went above-and-beyond and deserve a...