Fisheries Club - American Fisheries Society

FALL 2015!

Be ready for events such as the Tuna Mixer, Fishing Derby, Fish Head Boil, potlucks, campouts, and more!

The purpose of this group is to provide a forum for academic discussion and social interaction pertaining to fish, fisheries biology and related areas of interest of the members. Join for great academic, social, hands-on, relaxing, and professional events that may help further your knowledge, connections, and even your career!

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About the Club

Fish enthusiasts doing fishy things. We have club events, field trips, speakers, volunteer opportunities, and more! Come further your enthusiasm for fish and meet others along the way. You don’t have to be a Fisheries major to join!

Our club plays a role as a subunit of a professional organiziation called the American Fisheries Society which was founded in 1870 (under a different name then). We are part of a larger chapter called the CalNeva (California & Nevada) Chapter. This CalNeva Chapter is part of the bigger division called the Western Division of American Fisheries Society. Finally, this western division is part of the umbrella organization called the American Fisheries Society for the Nation. Their websites are listed below

Short Sleeves (cream/beige) $20
Long Sleeves (Dark Blue) $30 (SOLD OUT)

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Frosted Pint Glasses - $10 (SOLD OUT)
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If you are interested in buying a shirt, please contact Cacy at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) to arrange a shirt purchase until we get things up and running for the year

Current Officers:

President: Cacy Sylvester
Vice President: Alicia Kee
Treasurer: Leon Davis III (Tre)
Secretary: TBA

Membership Qualifications

Anyone can join!

How to Join

The easiest way to join is to e-mail .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) and ask to be added to the mailing list. Otherwise, you can find a sign up sheet on the first floor of the Wildlife and Fisheries building int the hallway on the bulletin board. Not all members are Fisheries majors, many professionals associated with the American Fisheries Society include Aquaculturists, Biologists, Ecologists, Economists, Engineers, Fisheries Managers, Geneticists, and Social Scientists!

Please Register

1) Register on the clubs homepage with our club (free)

2) e-mail .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) to be added to our e-mail list

3) OPTIONAL – Register with our parent society, the American Fisheries Society – CalNeva Chapter (see links). A student member ship with costs $30 and is well worth it. This helps us gain club credibility for when we apply for travel and event funding from them. We were recently awarded $3,000 to assist with our travels to Portland for the annual national AFS conference. Members can enjoy great scientific conferences at a discounted rate, as well as receive a monthly Fisheries Magazine with modern issues and articles surrounding fisheries across the nation. It looks good on your resume and is a great way to meet other professionals.

Meeting Information

Time: Next Meeting: Friday September 18th, the TUNA MIXER! 5:00 - 10:00
Location: TBA

Contact Info

Club Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Phone: 707-567-6040

Places to find us on the Web

Facebook Page


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