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Fishing Amplifies Forage Fish Collapses

A new study, lead by SAFS Prof. Tim Essington and published on April 6 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, “implicates fishing in the collapse of forage fish stocks and recommends risk-based management tools that would track a fishery’s numbers and suspend fishing when necessary.” Read the full story on UW Today >> 

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Board sets new sockeye escapement goals for 2015

Several in the SAFS community have been working on a management strategy evaluation for Bristol Bay sockeye salmon. Findings were presented to the Alaska Board of Fish resulting in changes to seasonal management targets, reported by The Bristol Bay Times.
Last week the Department of Fish and Game adopted a wider range with raised upper ends for sockeye escapement goals in most Bristol Bay rivers. 

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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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