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FREE Science Communication Workshop This Thursday, 4/9

Communicate your research!  Join Engage for a free science communication workshop teaching you how to talk with the public.
WHEN: Thursday, April 9, 2015
TIME: 3:00 to 5:30 PM
WHERE: Foege Genome Sciences, Room S060  – (map)
This FREE workshop is ideal for UW graduate students wanting to improve their science communication skills. With the help of trained instructors, you will develop short, jargon-free messages about your research. 

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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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Spring Seminar Series, Thursday with Prof. Julian Olden

Please join the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences for its Spring Seminar Series. The SAFS seminar series consists of weekly presentations by eminent academics, prospective faculty members and the School’s own faculty members. Seminars are free and open to the public.
When
Thursday, April 9, 2015 at 4 PM
Social immediately follows
Where
University of Washington
Fishery Sciences Building
Room 102
1122 NE Boat Street
Seattle, Washington (map)
View the full seminar schedule. 

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Wesley Larson Final Exam

Wesley Larson will be presenting his dissertation entitled:

Using genetic tools to inform management and study local adaptation in Pacific salmon.

WHEN: Friday, May 8th, 2:00 PM
WHERE: FSH 203

All are welcome to attend. 

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Spring Seminar Series, TODAY with Prof. Ray Hilborn

Please join the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences for its Spring Seminar Series. The SAFS seminar series consists of weekly presentations by eminent academics, prospective faculty members and the School’s own faculty members. Seminars are free and open to the public.
When
TODAY, April 2, 2015 at 4 PM
Social immediately follows
Where
University of Washington
Fishery Sciences Building
Room 102
1122 NE Boat Street
Seattle, Washington (map)
View the full seminar schedule. 

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Guest Lecture Thursday, 4/2, with Phil Anderson

Please join Prof. Chris Grue and guest lecturer Phil Anderson for a lecture (for course Fish 260), titled Perspectives on the Status, Management and Future of Recreational Fisheries in Washington State. The lecture begins at 10:30 AM in FSH 102 (map). Phil Anderson is the past Director of the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.
Coffee and juice will be provided at the lecture. 

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Spring Seminar Series, Thursday with Prof. Ray Hilborn

Please join the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences for its Spring Seminar Series. The SAFS seminar series consists of weekly presentations by eminent academics, prospective faculty members and the School’s own faculty members. Seminars are free and open to the public.
When
Thursday, April 2, 2015 at 4 PM
Social immediately follows
Where
University of Washington
Fishery Sciences Building
Room 102
1122 NE Boat Street
Seattle, Washington (map)
View the full seminar schedule. 

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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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