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SFS Election Now Open!

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Election Voting and Biosketches

Voting is now open! Please renew your membership so you can vote for these excellent candidates. Links to candidates' statements are available below. Voting will be open for 30 days.

Abstract Deadline Extended to February 18, 2019

Thursday, January 31, 2019

2019 SFS Annual Meeting abstract submission deadline extended to February 18, 2019

Based on input from federal employees influenced by the recent government shutdown, as well as other factors, the decision has been made for a one-time extension of the abstract submission deadline for the Salt Lake City SFS meeting to before midnight (23:59) Mountain Standard Time (MST), Monday, February 18th. No abstract submissions will be accepted after this deadline.

EPA and Army Corps of Engineers Propose New WOTUS Definition

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

The US EPA has released a proposed rule redefining Water of the US (WOTUS) that would, among other things, remove intermittent and ephemeral headwater streams and non-adjacent wetlands from protection under the Clean Water Act, a change from protections proposed for these waters in 2015.

The Consortium of Aquatic Science Societies, of which SFS is a member society, released a statement that notes:

Deadline for special session proposals extended to Oct. 22

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Deadline for Special Sessions Extended

Due to several requests for additional time, submission of special session proposals has been extended to Monday, October 22nd. You can find more information on organizing a special session via the “Special Sessions” link at We look forward to receiving your proposals.

2018 Student Presentation Award Winners Announced

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

2018 Student Presentation Award Winners

Each year at the annual meeting, SFS members judge oral and poster presentations to students to provide feedback and recognize the excellent work done by our student members. This year, the quality of student presentations was as high as ever. We are pleased to announce the winners of the presentation awards listed below. Congratulations to the winners as well as all of the students who contributed presentations at the 2018 meeting!


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