Promoting sound fisheries science,
management, and recreation since 1973


Stream Restoration Workshop
* Rescheduled *

Registration is now open for the Stream Habitat Restoration at Channel Crossings Workshop to be held October 28 and 29th at the Country Inn & Suites, Grand Rapids, Michigan. This is a is a two day workshop with classroom and field components covering the basics of naturally stable stream channels, designing stream projects based on natural channel design, and the principles of fluvial geomorphology. Visit the Continuing Education page for a detailed course description and registration information.

MIAFS Annual Meeting

The 2014 annual meeting is now complete. Business meeting minutes and photos will be available soon on the Past Meetings page.

The Michigan Chapter of the American Fisheries Society is a professional organization interested in maintaining high standards for the fisheries profession and ensuring conservation of Michigan's aquatic resources. This web site is a source of information regarding the Michigan Chapter and its activities. The Michigan Chapter is an official chapter of the North Central Division.

The Michigan Chapter of the American Fisheries Society was founded in 1973 and serves about 400 members throughout the state. It is one of 54 local chapters across North America.

Members come from State and Federal agencies, Native American tribes, universities, and the private sector. The Chapter welcomes active participation from any discipline or citizen interested in aquatic resources.

The primary objectives of the Chapter are to provide a forum for discussion of fishery issues, increase the awareness of aquatic resource problems in the State, and allow networking of people with common interests. Activities of the Michigan Chapter revolve around annual meetings, continuing education workshops, newsletters, and the activities of twelve standing committees.

By participating in Chapter activities, members grow professionally, help protect our aquatic resources, have fun, and gain a sense of satisfaction in the process. We invite you to be a member. Annual dues for the Michigan Chapter are $5.00. To obtain a membership application, go to the Join Us page.


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