Annual Meeting

Save the date! March 1-3, 2022 (Virtual)

Call for Papers

We are once again looking for members to share some of the great work they have been doing over the past year by giving an oral presentation or presenting a poster at the 2022 CO/WY AFS Annual Meeting.  The meeting will again be virtual. All papers are welcome, including formal scientific studies and general informational talks. We make every effort to include every presentation in the program. You will be notified of your presentation time and date two weeks prior to the meeting. Abstracts can be submitted by visiting the Colorado-Wyoming AFS website ( and following the link once open in January.

Final Deadline for abstract submissions is January 21, 2022, CLICK HERE to Submit your Abstract. For additional information or questions, you may contact:

Annika Walters – 307-766-5473,

John Walrath – 307-875-3225 x8617,

John Woodling – 970-361-7004, 303-771-9866


We are seeking both oral and poster presentations!

Live oral presentations have the option of a 10 or 20 minute time slot and we recommend leaving 2-5 minutes for questions. Pre-recorded oral presentations can be up to 20 minutes. For poster presentations please restrict your poster to a single powerpoint slide. Posters and prerecorded talks will be posted to the website prior to the meeting so that the membership can view them at their leisure. For prerecorded talks and posters please be prepared to submit them the week before the meeting so we can get them on the website in time.


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Awards Nominations Needed

Colorado/Wyoming Chapter has four awards for recognizing our fisheries professionals and the Awards Committee needs your help in determining qualified candidates to receive awards at the 2019 Annual Meeting. This is an opportunity for you to become involved and see that your professional peers receive their deserved recognition from the American Fisheries Society.
(1) Award of Excellence: Recognizes an individual who has made significant contributions in the fishery-aquatic resource field.
(2) Max Award of Merit: In honor of Max Rollefson (WGFD), this “atta boy” recognizes a short-term professional accomplishment in management, administration, research, or culture.
(3) Outstanding Mentor Award: This award recognizes a fisheries professional who has shown substantial devotion to assisting or mentoring prospective fisheries students/professionals, current fisheries students, or fisheries professionals.
(4) Leaky Boot Award: Recognizes the most outrageous behavior of any fisheries student or professional in the year prior to the Chapter’s Annual Meeting.

The deadline to nominate will be January 21, 2022. For more information on how to nominate your peers please contact Travis Neebling at (307) 233-6410 or