- To keep its members informed about current problems and issues in fisheries and wildlife biology and to provide for an exchange of expertise and information between Atlantic area biologists working in these fields.
- To encourage the training and development of fisheries and wildlife biologists in Atlantic Canada.
- To promote the wise use and management of fish and wildlife resources in Atlantic Canada.
- To provide professional group services to member biologists; such as access to journals, and information exchange.
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The ASFWB t-shirt design contest is an open contest to anyone 18 years of age and older residing in Atlantic Canada. The winning design will be printed on shirt merchandise that is available at any ASFWB event. Deadline: September 30, 2017 More information
Check out the spring seminar page for a link to the agenda!
by Laura Logan-Chesney. From 2014-2016, I had the honour of receiving the Donald G. Dodds scholarship twice from the ASFWB. I would like to extend my gratitude to everyone involved in fundraising for this award. It was so appreciated and gave me a financial boost while I completed my Masters research. I was supervised by[…]
The date for the 2017 ASFWB Spring Seminar has been set. We will gather Thursday, April 27 at the Crabtree Auditorium in Sackville, NB to listen to talks on “Toxins in the Environment”. Stay tuned for more information by checking out the Events tab above.
by Emma Carmichael. This past year, I had the immense honour of receiving the Atlantic Society of Fish and Wildlife Biologists Fish and Wildlife Research grant for my honours work at Acadia University in Wolfville, Nova Scotia. My work with Acadia focuses on population demographics and social image of two at-risk skate species, the[…]
Check out the new BIOLINK , the official newsletter of ASFWB. Includes articles on searching for swallows and swifts, and conservation news from southern Nova Scotia. Click on “News” in the menu at the top of the page.
This past year I had the honor of receiving the Atlantic Society of Fish and Wildlife Biologist Fish and Wildlife Research Grant for my masters studies at Acadia University, in Wolfville, Nova Scotia, on improving citizen science participation in conservation research of Striped Bass (Morone saxatilis) in Nova Scotia. This funding has allowed me to pursue my[…]
I recently attended the ASFWB meeting in Summerside, PEI and had the honour of taking home the 2nd place prize student presentation for my talk “What’s in your gut, leftovers or lunch? Determining if tick gut contents are blood meal remnants or a result of interrupted feeding.” At Mount Allison University in Sackville, NB our[…]
The three winners of the student award for top three presentations: Sean Landsman of UPEI, 1st place, for FOCUSING FISH PASSAGE EFFORTS ON THE ‘WEAKEST LINK’: LESSONS LEARNED FROM RAINBOW SMELT Kami Harris of UPEI, 2nd place for WHAT’S IN YOUR GUT, LEFTOVERS OR LUNCH? DETERMINING IF TICK GUT CONTENTS ARE BLOOD MEAL REMNANTS OR A RESULT[…]