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The Arkansas Chapter of the American Fisheries Society

Arkansas Chapter was formed in 1987 to serve fisheries professionals in the state of Arkansas.

The goals of the Chapter are to:

  • Promote the wise management, conservation, and use of the fishery and aquatic resources of Arkansas.
  • Facilitate the exchange and dissemination of information among fisheries and aquatic professionals throughout all fields within the discipline (i.e. management, culture, research, academia, administrative) in the state of Arkansas.
  • Increase the public's awareness of Arkansas' aquatic and fisheries resources and expand their participation in fisheries and related projects and issues, including habitat maintenance and improvement work, protection of sensitive areas/resources, and the promotion of wise management of all of Arkansas' aquatic resources.
  • Assist in the implementation and attainment of AFS parent society goals and objectives.

News & Events

2014 Meeting of the Arkansas Chapter – American Fisheries Society
February 26-28, 2014 (Wed. – Fri.)
Center for Nonprofits at St. Mary’s – Auditorium
1200 West Walnut Street
Rogers, AR 72756


Schedule at a Glance PDF    


2014 Arkansas AFS Procedural Manual Update and Bylaws

Arkansas Chapter AFS Meeting Minutes

Chapter Business Meeting Minutes 2013PDF
Chapter EXCOM Meeting Minutes May, 2013PDF
Chapter EXCOM Meeting Minutes October 15, 2013PDF

Arkansas Chapter AFS Newsletter - The Lateral Line

2013 Spring Newsletter PDF
2013 Winter Newsletter PDF

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