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Ontario Stream Assessment Protocol Manual (Version 10)

The Ontario Stream Assessment Protocol (OSAP) contains a series of standardized methodologies for identifying sites, evaluating benthic macroinvertebrates, fish communities, physical habitat and water temperatures in wadeable streams. The OSAP provides standardized methods that ensure data repeatability.  Use of these standard methodologies allow data to be shared, used for multiple purposes and stored in a […]

New Link – Fishes of Canada’s National Capital Region

A link to Fishes of Canada’s National Capital Region has been added to the Links page under the Ontario Fishes Archives category. Department of the Environment, Fisheries and Marine Service Miscellaneous Special Publication 24, was written by Don E. McAllister and Brian W. Coad. This book, published in 1974, is provided by Fisheries and Oceans Canada, and is available in PDF […]

AFS-OC Membership Update

As of January 5, 2018, the Ontario Chapter has 169 paid members! The membership includes 71 regular, 50 student, 37 young professional, 8 retired and 3 life members. Have you renewed your membership for 2018? Are you a member yet? If not, see  the Become a Member page to find out why you should join today. AFS individual […]

Employment Opportunity – Intermediate Aquatic Biologist

EcoMetrix Incorportaed seeks to hire a motivated individual to join our team as an Intermediate Aquatic Biologist. The successful candidate will be involved in a variety of aquatic monitoring and assessment programs involving the collection of water, sediment, benthic macroinvertebrates, plankton and fish.  Please see the job posting for details.

Members Receive Free Access to all AFS Journals

The American Fisheries Society is pleased to announce that its suite of five journals and Fisheries magazine will be published by Wiley beginning in January 2018. The new agreement includes free online access to all AFS journals for AFS individual members. Members will continue to receive print copies of Fisheries as part of their membership benefits, […]

AFS-OC Executive Committee Election Results

Congratulations to the candidates who were elected during the recent Ontario Chapter Executive Committee election. Jan Moryk was elected to the position of President-Elect for 2017-18. Voting was unanimous with a total of 29 votes cast in favour, representing approximately 17% of the membership. The term of office for President-Elect is one year, leading to the position of President in 2018-19, and Past-President […]

NCD-AFS President’s Blog

The November 2017 issue of the North Central Division’s President’s Blog has been posted on the NCD website. The current NCD President is Mark Pyron, Professor at Ball State University in Indiana.  Check out his musings.