Notes from the Field

SUNY ESF doctoral student Christopher Nack (right) working with field assistant Brian O’Malley in a freshwater tidal backwater, studying essential habitat for larval and juvenile American Shad in the Hudson River estuary.  This backwater proved to have more resilience to hurricane storm surges than other, more open sites. Read More

Monsters of Stock Assessment Workshop at AFS 2015 Annual Meeting

August 16, 2015, 12pm-3pm Portland Hilton, Broadway I-II-III rooms The AFS Estuaries and Marine Fisheries Sections are organizing a “Monsters of Stock Assessment” workshop at the 2015 AFS annual meeting in Portland. This workshop will bring together top professors from around the country to provide short lectures on critical aspects of stock assessment science. The... Read More

Happy Birthday Estuaries Section!

The Estuaries Section is 20 years old!  The Section began in 1994 under the leadership of Donna Turgeon from NOAA Fisheries and started with 78 members. Now we have over 200!  The Section has accomplished a great deal in this time and has much to be proud of.  For example, at the 1997 annual meeting  we... Read More