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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...

Spawning Run Details!

Have you been training for the spawning run? Yea… me neither, but that’s okay! (I still have 11 days to train… right?…. RIGHT?!) Whether you have been training like an Olympic athlete or sitting on the couch thinking about the 4th piece of pie you ate at the holiday dinner party, join us on Saturday February 1st for the Spawning Run! Tired of free t-shirts?! GREAT… this year participants will receive an accessory every fish...

Deadline for Abstracts… EXTENDED

FINAL call for papers – deadline is January 10th (click here).  Share you research, administration, or other work with the rest of the meeting attendees at this year’s JAM. Fisheries students, please indicate if you’d like to be considered for the best student oral presentation and best student poster award. Wildlife students, the application deadline is now closed. Please email your abstracts to the appropriate Program Chair below by January 10th, 2020. Subject Line: “JAM Abstract Submission” Oral...

JAM 2020: NEW INFO POSTED

Check out the updated Top Bar of this website to find out all the new and updated info concerning JAM 2020! The 53rd Annual Conference will be held in Prescott, Arizona at the Prescott Resort and Convention Center from January 30 – February 2nd. HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE! Some recently added updates include…. 1) The first call for papers is now up! The deadline is December 15th so get those in ASAP. (Instructions can...

Dr. Scott Bonar: AFS President!

Let’s congratulate Arizona/New Mexico AFS’s own Dr. Scott Bonar as the new American Fisheries Society President! If you have spent any amount of time with fish in the desert Southwest, then you have likely run in to or been impacted by the work of Scott Bonar! Scott has been a professor at the University of Arizona and the Unit Leader of the USGS Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit for 20 years; mentoring dozens of...