Surber and Conservationist Awards

The Virginia Chapter of the American Fisheries Society gives two awards each year.  The Eugene W. Surber Award recognizes an outstanding fisheries professional and the Natural Resource Conservationist Award is given to a citizen or non-fisheries professional. Please click here for nomination information.

Past Award Recipients


Best Student Paper and Poster Awards

The chapter recognizes outstanding papers and posters presented by students at our annual meeting. We offer best paper and runner-up awards to graduate and undergraduate students as well as a best overall poster award.  Note that students participating in the Best Paper and Poster contest MUST complete payment for their meeting registration to be eligible.  Best Poster contestants must also be present at their poster during the poster session and when judges come by to be considered.  Please click here for contest details.

Please direct any questions regarding awards to the Past-president listed on our Officers Page.