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AFS-OC Membership Update

As of March 5, 2018, the Ontario Chapter has 124 paid members! The membership includes 55 regular, 30 student, 29 young professional, 7 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 […]

NCD-AFS President’s Blog

The January 2018 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.

Muskellunge Management: Fifty Years of Cooperation Among Anglers, Scientists, and Fisheries Biologists

This book represents the state-of-the-art in our understanding of Muskellunge biology, ecology, and management, and is a must-read for anyone studying or managing this iconic species. Readers will benefit from the latest information on a novel, non-lethal method for sampling contaminants in Muskellunge, how angler-scientist partnerships have enhanced management actions, how genetic tools have improved […]

Volume XVII, Issue I – The Lateral Line

HIGHLIGHTS: President’s Message – William Glass, 2018 AFS-OC AGM – February 22-24, Geneva Park, Orillia, Fish Focus – Sand Shiner, Student Subunit Update, Ontario’s Adfluvial Smallmouth Bass – Nick Jones and Brian Morrison, 2017 AFS-OC AGM Sponsors. NWO-AFS Chapter Flashback

Employment Opportunity – Habitat Technician

Ontario Streams is looking for energetic, enthusiastic, and reliable individuals to implement several wetland and stream rehabilitation projects within the Greater Toronto Area. These are summer employment Habitat Technician positions and are based out of our field office in Aurora, Ontario. Multiple positions are to be filled. Please see the job posting for details.

2018 ROM Fish Identification Workshops – April 10-12, 18-20, 24-27, April 30-May 2, May 2-3

If you are a fisheries biologist or a student registered in a fisheries biology program, the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM), Department of Natural History, is providing an opportunity to improve your fish identification skills. The workshops are designed primarily for professionals, technicians, field biologists, and environmental consultants — but other interested individuals, including university and college students, are […]

Headwater Drainage Features Course – April 20, 2018

Headwater Drainage Features OSAP Course – Eastern Region (Constrained/Unconstrained) to be held in Ottawa at the RVCA office on April 20th 2018.  The cost of the course is $200.00 (plus applicable taxes). Registration Form: https://www.rvca.ca/images/headwater_registration_form_2018_copy.pdf Link to the event page: https://www.rvca.ca/calendar-of-events/eventdetail/517/-/headwater-drainage-feature-osap-certification-course Spaces are limited so please register early. Contact Jennifer Lamoureux (613-692-3571 Ext 1108) if you have any questions. […]

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 […]