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FITS President-elect nominations extended to 7 May

The Fisheries Information & Technology Section is extending the deadline for President-elect nominations by one week (now due 7 May 2019). Put your name in the hat today, or nominate someone that you know. Only FITS members are eligible. As President-elect, you will spend two years assisting with decision-making and planning as a member of the... Read More

Call for Volunteers!

Looking for a way to get more involved? FITS wants you! The Fisheries Information and Technology Section works to connect fisheries scientists with the solutions they need for fisheries research and management. Center for Fisheries Technology and Collaboration Committee – This committee will work to establish an environment both at the Annual Meeting and online... Read More

Abstract Deadline Extended to Friday April 19!

FITS is sponsoring three outstanding symposia this year, and you should be a part of one! Submit an abstract of 200 words and request to be included in: Integrating Advanced Technologies to Improve Data Quality and Reduce Bias in Fisheries and Wildlife Population Research and Management Marking, Tagging, and Tracking of Fish and Wildlife Back... Read More

Back to the Future: A FITS-Sponsored Symposium on License Data Lessons

As many of you may have seen, abstract submission is now open for the 2019 AFS-TWS meeting. The symposium I proposed about license sales analyses and constituent survey results to derive insights into motivations of hunters and anglers, and their patterns of activity and participation, has been accepted. Below you can review the session abstract.  If your work may... Read More

Check out the Estuaries Section’s Symposium

The Estuaries Section of the American Fisheries Society presents a symposium on Management Applications of Estuarine Datasets at the 2019 AFS-TWS Joint Annual Conference in Reno, NV. If interested in participating, please contact Catherine Johnston (catherine_johnston@fws.gov). Abstracts are due on April 12, 2019. Fisheries and wildlife datasets collected in estuaries serve many functions. These datasets... Read More

Call for Officer Nominations

The Fisheries Information & Technology Section is accepting nominations for the next President-elect. Put your name in the hat today, or nominate someone that you know. Only FITS members are eligible. As President-elect, you will spend two years assisting with decision-making and planning as a member of the Executive Committee. A typical year involves section and parent... Read More