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Monster Seminar JAM, feat. Dr. Erika Eliason

If you would like to meet with Dr. Erika Eliason, please contact Peter Kiffney at
The next installment of the 2013 Winter Quarter NWFSC Weekly Monster Seminar JAM series will feature Dr. Erika Eliason, School of Biological Sciences, University of Sydney and Department of Forest Sciences, University of British Columbia. Dr. Eliason’s presentation entitled “Local Adaptation and Thermal Tolerance in Adult Migrating Fraser River Sockeye Salmon Populations”, will take place on Thursday, January 17th at 11:00 AM in the Northwest Fisheries Science Center Auditorium: 2725 Montlake Blvd. 

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Bevan Seminar Series TODAY with Barton Seaver!

Please join the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences and Chef, Author, and National Geographic Fellow Barton Seaver today, January 10, for the Bevans Series on Sustainability. Mr. Seaver’s presentation is titled Conservation for cod and country: an economic and humanitarian imperative (abstract).

Where: UW School of Aquatic & Fishery Sciences, 102 Fishery Sciences (Auditorium)
Address: 1122 NE Boat St, University of Washington
Time: 4:30 PM, reception to follow
More info: 206-543-4270;
For a list of all the Bevans Series topics 2013 Seminars, please visit our School seminars website. 

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2013 Bevan Series

The 2013 Bevan Series explores the medical, ecological, and ethical
issues around “Should we eat fish?” (dates and topics appended).
Speakers examine a diverse array of topics including whether pregnant
women should eat fish, heart health and fish intake, governance,
sustainability, energy use, and conservation.  The highly acclaimed
speakers include medical researchers, a chef, economist,
policy-makers, scientists, and a MacArthur Genius Award-winner. 

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Black Abalone Dating Service

Are you a lonely black abalone, seeking a nearby abalone of the opposite sex to spawn near and reproduce with?  If that’s the case, you’re not alone!
Check out SAFS graduate student Brianna Blaud’s Project on Black Abalone which is part of the #SciFund Challenge. Brianna has just surpassed the 50% funding level from 20 contributions and there are 7 days left to go! 

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Visit of Dr. Jane Lubchenco on 11/26

It is with great pleasure that the College of the Environment Dean, Lisa Graumlich, announces the visit of Dr. Jane Lubchenco to the University of Washington Seattle campus on Monday, November 26.  Dr. Lubchenco will be in town for the announcement of the recommendations from the Governor’s Ocean Acidification Blue Ribbon Panel on the 27th.  In advance of this event, Dr. 

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You’re invited: University of Washington School of Aquatic & Fishery Sciences Graduate Student Symposium – November 15, 2012

We invite you to the 23rd Annual Graduate Symposium at the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences on Thursday, November 15, 2012!  Come join us to learn about the creative and innovative research that takes place at SAFS.  Please see details below, and feel free to forward this invitation to any others you think might be interested.
23rd Annual Graduate Student Symposium
School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences
University of Washington
Thursday November 15th, 2012
Oral Presentations  9am-5pm
Anderson Hall 207 (Forest Club Room)
Light breakfast starts at 8:30am
Snacks, coffee, and tea throughout the day
Catered Reception & Poster Presentations 5pm-8pm
SAFS Lobby
Please see for more information, including a complete program as the date draws closer.  

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Four Thousand Hooks – Book Launch and Signing

University of Washington Press will release SAFS alum and guest lecturer Dean Adams’  book Four Thousand Hooks on Oct. 1, 2012. Join Adams on Oct. 7 to celebrate the arrival of Four Thousand Hooks—a true story of fishing and coming of age on the high seas of Alaska— a view like no other, into the culture and lifestyle of Alaska fishermen. 

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New SAFS Fishline Platform!

We over here in the UW School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences (SAFS) are excited to announce that Fishline has moved onto a new platform–its own website!
Information on SAFS events, seminars, publication notifications and news will now be available in one site, as it happens. While there will no longer be weekly e-mails with these updates, you do have three options to stay up to date on the latest:

Visit Fishline here online (and often!)
Subscribe to receive these news and event updates (add your e-mail address under the Subscribe Here! 

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