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Career Award & Fellows nominations now open

Saturday, July 20, 2019

Career Award and SFS Fellow nominations are open!  This is your chance to shine a spotlight on a colleague’s lasting contributions to freshwater science and our society.  

Nominations close November 15.

Nominations are being accepted for four awards:  

Award of Excellence: awarded to a single recipient (Society member or non-member) for outstanding contributions to benthic science. The scope of the award encompasses the broad interests and expertise exhibited in the Society. 

SFS Announces RFP to Advance Strategic Plan Objectives 2019/2020

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

The SFS Long Range Planning Committee (LRPC) has announced a 2019/2020 Request for Proposals for projects that address Objectives and Goals of the SFS Five-Year Strategic Plan. The LRPC is allocated $25K annually by SFS to encourage efforts to implement Strategic Plan elements.

The competition is open to SFS members only, and proposals should be submitted according the process and guidelines outlined below:


A Vision for SFS

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Help the Long Range Planning Committee (LRPC) develop a vision for our Society that can guide our growth and development in the coming decade.  Fill out this quick survey or find an LRPC member at the conference to complete the survey in person and get this SFS sticker!

Early registration deadline extended & meeting updates

Friday, March 29, 2019

The 2019 Annual Meeting Committee has been hard at work preparing for the upcoming annual meeting in Salt Lake City May 19-23 at the Salt Palace Convention Center. We are excited about the meeting, as it promises to be one of our largest, with 935 abstracts submitted, 29 Special Sessions, and a number of contributed sessions on a variety of topics. The committee has assembled a great scientific program around the theme of translational ecology in freshwater science, including exciting plenary speakers, oral and poster sessions, and workshops.

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.


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