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Please Mark Your Calendars For May 28 – 29!

The LA Chapter of the American Fisheries Society (LA AFS) will hold our annual meeting at the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries headquarters building (2,000 Quail Drive, Baton Rouge) May 28-29, 2015.  The social will be held on the evening of the 28th at the Varsity Theater.  The theme for the meeting is “Perspectives on Fish Habitat Restoration.” The annual LA AFS meeting is an excellent opportunity to hear about current fisheries and wetlands research and projects being conducted around the state by professionals and students.

List of presentations for the 2015 annual meeting can be downloaded here!

2015 Book of Abstracts

First Call for Abstracts: 2015 Annual Meeting

This is the first call for abstracts and they are due by April 17th.  Please note that the deadline will be firm this year.  Please submit your abstract to Chris Bonvillain (chris.bonvillain@nicholls.edu) and indicate if you are a student or a professional and if you are submitting an oral or poster presentation. Please visit our abstract page for more information regarding abstract guidelines.

Additional meeting information, registration form, and abstract submission guidelines will be found at our current meeting page.

Congratulations to Dr. Christopher Green!!

2015-02-25 14.05.18Dr. Green was just recognized by the United States Aquaculture Society with the Distinguished Early Career Award in U.S. Aquaculture.  The Distinguished Early Career Award recognizes an individual who has been involved in U.S. aquaculture for 10 years or less. This award recognizes outstanding leadership or innovation in research, education, extension, or industry development in the field of aquaculture. The award specifically emphasizes significant personal contributions made to further advance U.S. aquaculture.




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