First Lunch & Learn Seminar on January 24th

The Washington-British Columbia Chapter of the American Fisheries Society is pleased to announce the first installment of our Lunch and Learn Seminar series in 2024. This seminar series is meant to be a friendly space where we can gather to learn and talk about a wide range of topics relating to fisheries. Our aim is to have quarterly seminars that are educational, fun, and informal. Please join us Wednesday January 24th at 12:10pm Pacific Standard Time to listen, learn and discuss as Tom Willms does a shallow dive into some applied topics in fisheries techniques and technologies!

Wednesday, January 24th, 12:10 pm – 12:55 pm PST [Join the meeting here]

Title: Passive Integrated Transponder (PIT) tags: what are they and how are they used

Talk description: Passive Integrated Transponder (PIT) tags are used throughout the fisheries world and have become a major tool for monitoring and evaluating fish in the Pacific Northwest. Join Tom for an introduction into how they work, the required equipment, common uses in fisheries work, and research applications.

Tom Willms Bio: Tom Willms is a PhD Candidate at the University of Northern British Columbia and teaches at Nicola Valley Institute of Technology.

As we are just kicking off our seminar series, we have no doubt missed many interested parties. Please feel free to forward this invitation to anyone you think would like to attend and let me know if you want to ensure you are on future distribution lists. If you are interested in presenting at an upcoming seminar, please contact Josh Williams ([email protected]) and we will get you in the lineup! These seminars are free to attend and all are welcome.

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