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The Latest News from SFS — Summer Edition

In this summer issue of the SFS newsletter, you'll find a video roundup of our featured speakers at our 2024 Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, student presentaton award winners, new SFS chapters and early career resources, tributes to dear colleagues we have lost recently, and more.

Freshwater Science: Volume 43, Issue 2

This month's featured article: Distribution and parthenogenetic fecundity of obligate and facultative parthenogenetic strains of the mayfly

Kazuki Sekiné and Koji Tojo.

Freshwater Science 43(2): 198-211.

SFS actively seeks scientists to engage with Freshwater Science journal!

Freshwater Science, our non-profit society journal, offers opportunities to join the Review Board, serve as an Associate Editor, and apply for funding to assist with costs of publishing. Associate Editor applications are due August 15; Review Board applications are due September 1.

SFS Announces 2024 Leadership Election Results

May 15, 2024 — The Society for Freshwater Science (SFS) today announced that its members have chosen Sally Entrekin to serve as SFS President in the Society’s 2024 Leadership Election.

“As President of the Society for Freshwater Science, I will aim to facilitate relationships within and among scientific stakeholders that can help lead to positive transformation,” Entrekin said. “I'm so excited and privileged to partner with Natalie Griffiths as Vice President. We will strive to continue the positive momentum that sustains and builds an impactful SFS.”

SFS Announces 2024 Fellows

May 1, 2024 — The Society for Freshwater Science (SFS) today announced the 2024 inductees into the Fellows of the Society for Freshwater Science: Dr. Robert Hall of the University of Montana, Flathead Lake Biological Station; and Dr. William H. McDowell of the University of New Hampshire and Florida International University

SFS Announces 2024 Career Award Winners

April 26, 2024 — The Society for Freshwater Science (SFS) today announced the winners of its 2024 Career Awards. The SFS Career Awards recognize up to five scientists each year for outstanding contributions to the field of freshwater science in the areas of environmental stewardship, service, mid-career leadership, emerging research, and excellence in scholarship.

SFS Election 2024: Vote by April 18

It’s time to make your voice heard on the direction of our Society — cast your vote in the 2024 SFS elections! We’re proud to have a strong slate of candidates with visions for our future and demonstrated track records of service to the field of freshwater science. Voting is open now through April 18.

Freshwater Science: Volume 43, Issue 1

This month's featured article: Substantial pulses of aquatic insects emerge from tidal freshwaters along the James River Estuary, Virginia, USA

Samantha L. Rogers, Lesley P. Bulluck, and Paul A. Bukaveckas.

Freshwater Science 43(1): 65-82.

Join our team! SFS seeks Editor-in-Chief for Freshwater Science journal

The Society for Freshwater Science, in partnership with the non-profit publisher University of Chicago Press (UCP), is seeking applications for the position of Editor-in-Chief (EiC) for the Society’s journal Freshwater Science. The EiC’s appointment will be a three-year, renewable term (June 2024 through May 2027). Optimally, the new EiC would begin to handle submissions on April 15, 2024, and work with the outgoing editor until assuming full responsibility for the Journal on June 1, 2024.

SFS Seeks Membership Services Provider for 5-year Contract

The Society for Freshwater Science (SFS, the Society) is seeking a long-term partnership with a contractor to provide membership management services over a five-year period, from August 1, 2024 to July 31, 2029. Services requested include: