We are excited to host the 2023 Annual Meeting in Fairbanks! Late March is one of the best times of year in the Interior, when the daylight is back, temperatures are mild, ice fishing and snow sports are prime, and the aurora is shimmying. We are planning an in-person event full of the socials,... Read More
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.
The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee (DEIC) of the AFS Alaska Chapter aims to foster a professional community where everyone feels welcome, respected, and supported. We advocate for policies and procedures that promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in fisheries science and resource management. We also strive to remove systemic barriers to participation and serve as... Read More
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
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