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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
p.m. 

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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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Announcing Masters Final Exam for Katyana Vertpre

Katyana Vertpre is defending her Masters thesis entitled, “Do Abundance or Environmental Conditions Determine the Productivity of Fish Stocks?”
His chair is Ray Hilborn.
Date: Friday, April 26, 2013
Time: 12:30 PM
Place: Fishery Sciences (FSH) 203
All are welcome to attend. 

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Reminder: PhD Final Exam for Morgan Bond

A reminder about Morgan’s PhD defense tomorrow…
Morgan Bond is defending his PhD thesis entitled, “Migration, habitat use and retirement: the amazing diversity of Chignik Lakes Dolly Varden.”
His chair is Tom Quinn.
Date: Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Time: 1:00 PM
Place: Fishery Sciences (FSH) 102
All are welcome to attend. 

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