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2014 Bevan Symposium

Please join the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences April 24-25 for a FREE PUBLIC symposium featuring internationally-recognized experts! You can register and find the symposium agenda online at The Bevan Series On Sustainable Fisheries.
April 24-25, 2014, 8 AM to 5:30 PM
University of Washington, Fishery Sciences Auditorium, 102
1122 NE Boat Street, Seattle, WA 09105
Issues at the fore in the land of Magnuson and Stevens
The Magnuson-Stevens Act (MSA) is the Nation’s premier law governing fisheries conservation and management. 

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Winter Seminar Series: No Seminar This Thursday

There will be no seminar this Thursday, January 9th, 2014. Seminars will kick off next week, January 16, 2014, with Dr. Shawn Noren Kramer, Postdoctoral Researcher at U.C. Santa Cruz. A list of all seminar speakers, titles, abstracts and bios in the 2014 Winter Seminar Series can be found online. Information is updated as it is available.
Seminars are held at the UW School of Aquatic & Fishery Sciences
1122 NE Boat Street, 102 Fishery Sciences Auditorium – map
Thursdays from 4:00 to 5:00 PM; a social follows the seminar
For more information, please contact SAFS at 206-543-4270, or 

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SAFS and COASST are Hiring!

The School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences has an outstanding opportunity for a Continuing Education Volunteer Coordinator to support the Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team (COASST).
The Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team (COASST) is a rigorous citizen science organization based in the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences at the University of Washington. Now 15 years old, COASST recruits and trains coastal citizens from northern California north to Kotzebue, Alaska to survey their local beach in a systematic, standardized fashion, returning data on a monthly basis about the number, identity, and condition of beached marine birds and, separately, marine debris. 

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Jones MS Defense, December 11 at 10:00 in FSH 203

Please join Marissa Jones for her MS defense next week:
Marissa Jones, MS Defense
Wednesday, December 11, 10:00-12:00
FSH 203
“Relatedness, relative body condition, and geographic distribution of hatchery- and wild-origin juvenile steelhead trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) in Forks Creek, Washington” 

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Preview of the 2013 Eastern Bering Sea Pollock Stock Assessment

Preview of the 2013 Eastern Bering Sea Pollock Stock Assessment
When: November 6, 2013; 4:00 to 5:30 p.m.; Reception 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Where: Fishery Sciences Building, University of Washington, 1122 N.E. Boat Street, Seattle,
Room 102 (Auditorium)
Washington Sea Grant, the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, and the University of Washington College of the Environment invite you to attend a preview of the most recent assessment of the Eastern Bering Sea (EBS) pollock — the target of one of the world’s largest fisheries — on November 6 at 4:00

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MS Defense: Polly Gibson

Please join Polly Gibson for her MS defense next week!
Polly Gibson, MS Defense
Wednesday, October 30, 10:00-11:00
FSH 203
“Desert beavers: ecology of beaver activity in dryland streams and the response of native and non-native fish communities” 

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MS Defense: Lisa Triggs

Please join Lisa Triggs for her MS defense next week!
Lisa Triggs, MS Defense
Tuesday, October 29, 1:30-2:30
FSH 102
“Establishing Endocrine and Behavioral Parameters of Reproduction in Pacific Walrus (Odobenus rosmarus divergens)” 

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SAFS is Hiring! Hourly Student Assistant Opportunity

The School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences has a temporary opportunity for an outstanding hourly student assistant to provide a variety of administrative support assistances in a fiscally-focused role.
Do you have creative problem solving skills and the ability to independently identify solutions to a variety of issues? Are you detail-oriented? Do you take initiative on projects and prioritize project work? 

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Technicians for juvenile salmonid distribution and habitat use study on the Chehalis River

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) seeks to hire 3-4 qualified field technicians for the summer of 2013 to assist with data collection on juvenile salmonid distribution and habitat use in the Chehalis River basin. This is an exciting opportunity to gain critical skills in conducting field research in fish biology. Technicians will assist in all aspects of data collection including, but not limited to, snorkel and habitat surveys, PIT tagging juvenile fish, installing and maintaining PIT tag antennae’s, seining, electrofishing, and other associated data collection techniques. 

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