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New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Receives 2022 SFR Award for Sport Fishery Development and Management

Gary Whelan (right), AFS Fisheries Administration Section President and AFS 2nd Vice President, presents the 2022 Sport Fish Restoration Award for Sport Fishery Development and Management to Jim Markham (left) of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation for the project, “Evaluation of Steelhead Stocking Size and Location on Emigration and Adult Returns in... Read More

New York, North Carolina, and Oklahoma Recognized for 2022 Outstanding Sport Fish Restoration Projects

State fish and wildlife agencies in New York, North Carolina, and Oklahoma were awarded Outstanding Sport Fish Restoration Program Projects of the Year by the American Fisheries Society’s Fisheries Administration Section. The winning projects were announced at the AFS annual meeting held in Spokane, Washington. “The Sport Fish Restoration Program is an essential part of... Read More

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Receives 2021 SFR Award for Sport Fishery Development and Management

Lynn Quattro (3rd from left), President-Elect of the AFS Fisheries Administration Section, presents the 2021 Sport Fish Restoration Award for Sport Fishery Development and Management to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (Inland Fisheries) for the project “Restoration of Bussey Brake Reservoir in Northeast Louisiana.” From left to right – Kristi Butler (LDWF), Raynie... Read More

North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission Receives 2020 SFR Award for Research and Surveys

Lynn Quattro (2nd from left), President-Elect of the AFS Fisheries Administration Section, presents the 2020 Sport Fish Restoration Award for Research and Surveys to the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission – Inland Fisheries Division for the project “Characterization of the Population Genetics and Phylogeography of North Carolina’s Brook Trout.” From left to right – NCWRC... Read More

OUTSTANDING SPORT FISH RESTORATION PROJECT AWARD WINNERS FOR 2017

Each year the Fisheries Administration Section of the American Fisheries Society (AFS) recognizes outstanding fisheries projects completed with Sport Fish Restoration funds.  These awards are intended to both highlight the importance and effectiveness of the Sport Fish Restoration program and recognize excellence in fisheries management, research, and education. Recipient History The Sport Fish Restoration Program also... Read More