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Ontario Chapter

of the American Fisheries Society

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What’s New

American Fisheries Society

NCD-AFS Fall Newsletter

Meet your new North Central Division President, find out what is going on within NCD, and much more in the in the 2014 Fall Mainstream Newsletter, now available from the North Central Division website.

Ontario Chapter of the American Fisheries Society

AFS-OC Membership Update

As of November 2014, the Ontario Chapter has 146 members! The membership includes 81 regular, 38 student, 18 young professional, 7 retired and 2 life members. Have you renewed your membership for 2014? Are you a member yet? If not, see  the Become a Member page to find out why you should join today! Join or renew for 2015 at


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


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.