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Three Recent Alumni Awarded NSF Fellowships – Colorado College News

Three Recent Alumni Awarded NSF FellowshipsColorado College NewsKeith Fritschie '11, who graduated cum laude with a degree in Environmental Science, is earning a master's degree from the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences at the University of Washington, where he works in the Freshwater Ecology and Conservation …and more »

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Half Baked Extravaganza

You are invited to the first annual Half Baked Extravaganza!
When
Tuesday May 14, 8:30 AM to 5 PM
Where
Main Auditorium of the Northwest Fisheries Science Center
2725 Montlake Blvd. E. – Seattle, WA
We will start with coffee and donuts at 8:30 and the talks will begin at
9:00 a.m. There are fifteen talks scheduled on a range of subjects and
fisheries. 

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Ms. Kathleen Herrmann – Monster Seminar JAM – Thu May 9

The next installment of the 2013 Spring Quarter NWFSC Weekly Monster Seminar JAM series will feature Ms. Kathleen Herrmann, Snohomish County Marine Resources Committee, Lead Staff.  Ms. Herrmann’s presentation entitled “Marine conservation at the local level: The role of volunteers in creating vibrant coastal communities” will take place on Thursday, May 9th at 11:00 AM in the Northwest Fisheries Science Center Auditorium: 2725 Montlake Blvd. 

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Wildlife Science Seminar Today!

The next Wildlife Science Seminar will be given by Amy Yahnke (PhD Candidate, SAFS) entitled “Exposure of Northwest Amphibians to Aquatic Herbicides” which represents much of her doctoral research.
Location | 130 Kane Hall
Date/Time | Today! May 6 at 3:30 PM
DON’T MISS IT! 

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Sensitivity of salmonid freshwater life history in Western US streams to future climate conditions.

Sensitivity of salmonid freshwater life history in Western US streams to future climate conditions.
Glob Chang Biol. 2013 May 2;
Authors: Beer WN, Anderson JJ
Abstract
We projected effects of mid-21(st) century climate on the early-life growth of Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) and steelhead (O. mykiss) in western United States streams. Air temperature and snowpack trends projected from climate models and observed 20(th) century trends were used to predict future seasonal stream temperatures. 

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Evidence for an Amoeba-Like Infectious Stage of Ichthyophonus sp. and Description of a Circulating Blood Stage: A Probable Mechanism for Dispersal Within the Fish Host

Evidence for an Amoeba-Like Infectious Stage of Ichthyophonus sp. and Description of a Circulating Blood Stage: A Probable Mechanism for Dispersal Within the Fish Host
Author(s): Richard Kocan , Scott LaPatra , and Paul Hershberger
Source: Journal of Parasitology, 99(2):235-240. 2013.
Published By: American Society of Parasitologists
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1645/GE-3255.1
URL: http://www.bioone.org/doi/full/10.1645/GE-3255.1
Abstract
Small amoeboid cells, believed to be the infectious stage of Ichthyophonus sp., were observed in the bolus (stomach contents) and tunica propria (stomach wall) of Pacific staghorn sculpins and rainbow trout shortly after they ingested Ichthyophonus sp.–infected tissues. 

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Graduate Student Invited Speaker: Peter Kareiva

Please join the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences for Graduate Invited Speaker, Peter Kareiva‘s seminar, entitled Can Environmental Services Make Corporations Conservationists? Models & Experiences.
Dr. Peter Kareiva
Thursday, May 9, 4 PM
Fisheries Building 102, 1122 NE Boat Street – Seattle, WA 98105

About the SAFS Graduate Student Invited Speaker Series: 
The Graduate Student Invited Speaker event provides an exciting opportunity for School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences (SAFS) graduate students to nominate and select a speaker to give a presentation in the school’s spring seminar series. 

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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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Faculty Candidate Seminar with Gordon Holtgrieve

Please join SAFS and the College of the Environment today for Freshwater Sciences faculty search candidate, Gordon Holtgrieve‘s seminar, entitled Floods, Fish, and People: Connecting Biogeochemical Processes to Aquatic Ecosystem Functions and Services.
Freshwater Sciences Faculty Search Candidate Seminar
Dr. Gordon Holtgrieve
Thursday, April 18
3:30 p.m., Fisheries (FSH) 102 (NEW time)
Abstract
One of the greatest challenges facing humanity is maintaining the critical ecosystem goods and services human societies depend on in the face of an expanding human population and increasing global environmental change.   

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