The Alaska Chapter of the American Fisheries Society is a professional organization of individuals dedicated to maintaining high standards for the fisheries profession and ensuring conservation of Alaska’s fisheries.

Alaska Chapter Annual Meeting: February 28-March 3, 2022 – VIRTUAL

The annual meeting of the Alaska Chapter AFS will take place 28 February – 3 March 2022. Due to the recent emergence of the highly transmissible omicron variant pointing to a potential surge in hospitalizations in early 2022, we have decided to hold the annual meeting virtually again this year. We realize this is disappointing... Read More

AFS AK Chapter Listserve

The AFS-ALASKA Listserve is an e-mail listserve available to our members. Subscriptions are intended for AFS Alaska Chapter members but can also be added by going to the link below. The listserve is updated quarterly by updating new chapter members. Read More

AK Chapter Comments on Tongass Roadless Rule

The Alaska Chapter submitted comments to US Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack supporting the U.S. Forest Service plan to reinstate the Roadless Area Conservation Rule for the Tongass National Forest in January, 2022. The Alaska Chapter fully supports reinstating the Roadless Rule protections for the Tongass National Forest. The Tongass watersheds and the sustainable commercial,... Read More

Continuing Education Workshops at 2022 Annual Meeting

The following continuing education workshops will be offered during the 2022 Annual Meeting: An Introduction to R for Fishery Researchers Course Date: Friday, February 25 and Monday, February 28, 2022; 9 AM – 5 PM (1.5 hr lunch) Course Location: Virtual workshop Instructor: Justin Priest, ADF&G Fisheries Researcher; justin.priest@alaska.gov Cost: $70; Minimum attendance is 5;... Read More