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Why Join SFS?

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About SFS Membership

The Society for Freshwater Science (SFS) is a premier, but welcoming, international organization of aquatic scientists. The Society is committed to providing numerous tangible and intangible benefits to its members and the greater community. Membership in SFS is open to anyone who is interested in freshwater ecosystems.

Benefits include:

  • Discounted meeting registration
  • Online subscription to Freshwater Science
  • Numerous professional and student awards, including travel grants
  • Discounted examination fees for the aquatic invertebrate Taxonomic Certification Program
  • Service and leadership opportunities within numerous SFS committees with other committed professionals
  • Access to the membership directory
  • Engagement and voting rights in Society elections and decisions (e.g., the recent logo refresh)
  • Association with a society that advocates for the use of best-available science in policymaking and management of freshwater ecosystems
  • Membership in an organization that engages with its members and the greater community through the freely available -

Membership Rates

New rates, all include online access to Freshwater Science

Regular Member - $90.00
Young Professional Member (up to 3 years after graduation) - $65.00
Student Member - $40.00
Associate Editor (Includes online Freshwater Science subscription) $60
Emeritus Member (65+ years of age and a member of SFS for 25+ years) - Free
Freshwater Science paper version subscriptions (SFS membership required) $80.00

For More Information

SFS Membership Services
5005 Old Main Hill
Logan, UT 84322 USA
Phone: (435) 797-7902