Most Recent Mainstream Newsletter is HERE
North Central Division of the American Fisheries Society
Draft Strategic Plan 2016–2019
It’s time to vote on the NCD Strategic Plan. Click the link HERE to vote.
AFS students and young professionals
Interested in becoming involved in AFS?
Consider involvement within the Student Subsection by running for an officer or division representative position of the Student Subsection. Any AFS member is eligible and interested parties should contact Clint Llyod at firstname.lastname@example.org . The Student Subsection will solicit nominations until Tuesday, August 9.
The American Fisheries Society requests applications for the Emerging Leader Mentorship Award (ELMA) Program. The purpose of the ELMA Program is to develop future leaders of the Society, and the fisheries profession as a whole, by providing selected candidates an opportunity to participate for one year in activities of the Society Governing Board. Participants in the Program are selected based on their level of involvement in AFS, as well as their potential for assuming leadership of Society units in the future. Click HERE for more information.
New Continuing Education Page (under construction HERE)
AFS Estuaries Section Student Travel Award
This year the Estuaries Section will be giving out two $400 travel awards for students to attend the 2016 AFS meeting in Kansas City, Missouri.
Details on the application can be found:
Applications are due 5pm eastern time on June 6th.
AFS Estuaries Section, President Elect
UPCOMING MEETINGS AND EVENTS
• 76th Annual Midwest Fish and Wildlife Conference – Conference was in January. Award winners posted below.
NCD is now offering a new Jobs Board for our membership (see link above in Top Menu). NCD will post FT and PT positions related to something aquatic / fisheries / habitat / etc. NCD reserves the right to not post your position if it does not line up with AFS’ mission statement. Send postings to NCD Website Manager. For those looking for a job, link is above on the top menu.
The Role of Social Media in Fisheries: An Invitation to Participate in AFS 2016 Symposia, Kansas City, MO
Need another book in your library? Check out the new offering from Nebraska HERE