2007 Meeting Home Page

TCAFS Annual Meeting March 2-4, 2007

by Art Morris

This year’s annual meeting will be held at the Cherotel Brazosport Hotel and Conference Center in Lake Jackson, TX on March
2-4, 2007.  A special session will be held on “Restoration, Creation and Recovery of Wetlands”.  We hope to show attendees innovative ideas on how they can manage wetlands, whether far inland or along the coast.   If you are interested in participating in this special session, please contact Craig Bonds or Art Morris as soon as possible. As always, we welcome contributed papers and poster presentations from all areas of aquatic research and management. We also strongly encourage student participation/involvement with this meeting. Authors should refer to the “Call for Papers” to learn how to submit their work for presentation at this meeting.

Other highlights of our meeting will include a Continuing Education Workshop on Friday afternoon and a Student/Professional Mixer on Friday evening at SeaCenter Texas – TPWD’s largest marine fish hatchery and visitor center. Our annual banquet and live auction will be held on Saturday night at the hotel. There will be Contributed Paper Sessions all day Saturday and on Sunday morning. Poster Presentations and Business Vendor Exhibits will be available to you during the entire meeting. Our meeting will conclude by noon on

This year’s meeting will be held over a weekend (Friday-Sunday), so please bring your family and take advantage of the many attractions available in the Lake Jackson/Freeport area. Whether it’s fishing, golf, shopping or sight-seeing that you’re interested in, Lake Jackson
offers it all! For more information, please visit the Brazosport Chamber of Commerce website at http://www.brazosport.org . Our conference hotel, the Cherotel Hotel & Conference Center, offers first class accommodations, including great rooms, an indoor heated swimming pool, and a fully-equipped exercise room. For more
information, please visit their web site at http://www.cherotel.com .

The Cherotel Hotel & Conference Center and TCAFS have negotiated very special room rates for our conference (only $60.00
for a single or double). The Cherotel also offers an outstanding breakfast buffet that according to our current president is quite good!

To book your reservations for the TCAFS meeting in Lake Jackson, March 2-4, 2007, please contact:

935 Highway 332
Lake Jackson
(800) 544-2119 or go to
http://www.cherotel.com to register.

The promo code is set up on the internet and you can book online as follows: 

go to www.cherotel.com, click on RESERVATIONS, click on reservation wizard, type in check-in / check-out date, number of rooms and the promotional code, which is AFS and your rate will pop up.  The cut-off date of this group rate is February
16, 2007.

Click here to view the Call for papers

Click here to view a tentative program schedule

Click here to view Guidelines for Oral Presentations

Click here to view Guidelines for Poster Presentations