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What’s New

Ontario Chapter of the American Fisheries Society

2015 AFS-OC AGM Second Notice and Call for Presenters

Ontario Chapter of the American Fisheries Society Annual General Meeting & Conference February 26th – 28th, 2015, Geneva Park, Orillia, ON. Join us for our 2015 Annual Meeting and Conference at the YMCA Geneva Park Conference Center, on the shores of Lake Couchiching in Orillia. We are currently seeking oral and poster presenters for the […]


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 […]

Events & Workshops

Royal Ontario Museum

Ontario Fish Identification Workshops – April 14-16, 20-23, 27-29, May 4-6, 7-8, 2015

If you are a fisheries biologist or a student registered in a fisheries biology program, the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) is providing an opportunity to improve your fish identification skills. The Department of Natural History, ROM, is offering introductory workshops that will cover the broad array of Ontario fish families and provide an opportunity to […]


FLOW 2015 – April 28-30, 2015

Third International Gathering on Instream Flows: “Protecting Rivers and Lakes in the Face of Uncertainty” FLOW 2015 is a problem-solving workshop that will be held in Portland, Oregon from April 28 to 30, 2015. Sessions will focus on approaches and strategies that have effectively resolved uncertainty for: 1) federal regulatory needs; 2) state and provincial […]


Annual Meeting

2015 Ontario Chapter Annual Meeting

The 2015 Annual Meeting and Conference will be held February 26th to 28th at YMCA Geneva Park in Orillia. See Second Notice and Call for Presenters. Students are eligible for the E.J. Crossman Award for Best Student Oral Presentation. The OBN Award for Best Student Poster will also be presented. Online Registration is available. Special early-bird rates in effect until February 10th. Ontario Chapter members and students are eligible for discounted rates.