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.