The Washington-British Columbia Chapter of the American Fisheries Society is pleased to announce they have scheduled Brian Riddell, President & CEO of the Pacific Salmon Foundation and Stephen Keith, Assistant Director of the International Pacific Halibut Commission as Plenary speakers for the Tuesday morning, February 17, 2015, portion of the 2015 Annual General Meeting.
Bill Heard, retired Program Manager for the FEDZ-CWT Program of Auke Bay Laboratories will be the plenary speaker at the Pink and Chum Salmon Workshop.

The Washington-British Columbia Chapter of the American Fisheries Society announces the 2015 Annual General Meeting to be held in Richmond, British Columbia, February 16-19, 2015. The hotel room rates will be $99/night for those who reserve their rooms early. Please contact hotel reservations at 1-800-663-2878 and quote “American Fisheries Society AGM”.The meeting location is at the Executive Airport Plaza on the Westminster Highway. Executive Airport Plaza This meeting will be co-convened with the 2015 Pink & Chum Conference.

SpawningRunforWeb2This meeting will be a gathering of fisheries professionals, scientists and academics from governmental and non-governmental entities in Washington and British Columbia that work in freshwater, estuarine and marine environments.

The Washington-British Columbia Chapter is looking to reach out to all members and fellow fisheries professionals in Washington and British Columbia, particularly Tribes and First Nations, to attend and participate in the conference.

For more information, please contact Mark LaRiviere, WA-BC chapter President Elect at mlarivie@cityoftacoma.org or (253) 502-8767.