The WA-BC Chapter will provide a competition at the 2018 AGM for student paper (oral and poster) presentations. The chapter will award a “best” presentation and runner-up in both categories. If you are eligible and would like to be in the competition, please make the appropriate selections when registering for the meeting. Full details on the award guidelines can be found here: WABC Best Student Paper Award Guidelines.


The application period for the C. Jeff Cederholm Scholarship closed February 16, 2018. The announcement and application form are available here:

Three $1000 scholarships will be awarded, one each to an undergraduate student (pursuing a bachelor’s or associate’s degree), a student pursuing a master’s degree, and a student pursuing a doctorate.

To apply, provide a brief cover letter addressed to the C. Jeff Cederholm Scholarship Committee, fill out the attached application form, and acquire two letters of recommendation. Then, e-mail a merged PDF electronic version containing all the required documents to WA-BC AFS Past President, Alix Silver (Blake), or mail the documents to WA-BC Chapter American Fisheries Society, P.O. Box 9322, Spokane, WA 99209. E-mail submissions are preferred.