Category Archives: Events

2017 AGM Announced!

Mark your calendars! The Washington-British Columbia Chapter of the American Fisheries Society announces the 2017 Annual General Meeting to be held in Spokane, Washington on April 10-13, 2017. The meeting location is to be confirmed.

The WA-BC Chapter extends a special invitation to all AFS members and all fellow fisheries professionals in Washington and British Columbia, particularly Tribes and First Nations, to attend and participate in this conference.

For more information, please contact Tamara Knudsen, our upcoming WA-BC Chapter President Elect, at tamarak [at]

More details will be posted as they become available.

We have a lot of exciting things planned for this conference and are looking forward to seeing everyone there!

5th International Conference on Natural Channel Systems

The 5th International Conference on Natural Channel Systems is taking place September 26 & 27, 2016, in Niagara Falls. This conference intends to explore natural channel systems science and applications, as it relates to the rehabilitation of stream corridors.  It will bring together practitioners, scientists, academics, and policy makers in the sharing of knowledge and innovative ideas. Call for Abstracts is NOW OPEN.

They are soliciting leading edge and topical oral and poster presentations in the following streams:

  • Current Science and Understanding
  • Applied River Management and Rehabilitation
  • Governance, Asset Management and Education
  • What We Have learned / Knowledge Sharing

See details at and in the flyer below:

Natural Channels Newsletter


5th Field Technology Conference – Registration open!

The Western Forestry and Conservation Association is hosting the 5th annual Field Technology conference from November 18-19, 2015 at Portland, OR. Registration for this event is now open.

Collecting and managing electronic field data are evolving rapidly as new technological advances are applied in both fisheries and forestry fields. This conference will offer a wide range of topics and speakers with a focus on the practical and applied aspects of field data collection. Speakers will offer first-hand experience with field-tested applications and electronics that function well on an operational level and survive the rigors of field use.

Details of the conference, including the agenda, lodging information, and registration are available at:

This is a follow up to the Emerging Technology Workshop that Sitka Technology Group, PNAMP, and StreamNet organized November 18, 2014. This year we have joined the Western Forestry Association and GPS professionals to add a fisheries track to their recurring conference; which for the past four years, has been successful in bringing forestry professionals together.

Download the flyer here. – Feel free to distribute to anyone you think may benefit from this conference.