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What’s New

American Fisheries Society

New Link – Standard Methods for Sampling North American Freshwater Fish

A link to the American Fisheries Society’s Standard Methods for Sampling North American Freshwater Fish website has been added to the Links page under the Fisheries / Natural Resources category.  The site is a companion for the AFS book “Standard Methods for Sampling North American Freshwater Fishes”. The book, published in 2009, recommends standard methods for sampling freshwater fishes in […]


W.B. Scott

William Beverley “Bev” Scott (1917 – 2014)

The Ontario Chapter was saddened to learn of the passing of Dr. William Beverley (Bev) Scott on Monday, August 18, 2014. Bev was a strong supporter of the American Fisheries Society and the Ontario Chapter and had just turned 97 in July.  Dr. Scott was curator of ichthyology at the Royal Ontario Museum from 1950 to […]

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Annual Meeting

2015 Ontario Chapter Annual Meeting

The 2015 Ontario Chapter Annual General Meeting and Conference will be held February 26th to 28th at YMCA Geneva Park in Orillia. Further details will be posted when they become available.