From October 1-17, 2021, Women of Fisheries, Inc. will be hosting their 2nd Annual fisHER Adventure Classic. Proceeds for this event will be used to fund initiatives such as scholarships, awards, mentoring support, and planning for future annual meetings.
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For 35 years, I have been unable to properly answer this question because the answer is tied to an object…an object I last saw with my own eyes in the summer of 1986 at the age of 6 years old and have not seen since…until 3 months ago!
Learn how “Hook, Line & Science” successfully created a bridge between the angling public and scientists by writing impactful weekly articles.
Throughout Cambodia, hundreds of tons of snails are sold in markets every year. Our mission was to chat with our fisher friends about the impacts of the invasive snails on their livelihoods and document how they were sold, eaten, and perceived by locals.
If you love fish and have ever enjoyed a Ken Burns documentary about the rich history of the interaction of humans with the natural world, then America’s Bountiful Waters is for you.
Creating a confluence between Indigenous Knowledge and Western Science is critical to developing a sustainable path that addresses the many ecological and fisheries crises we face today. Learn here how this can be accomplished.
3 quick steps: Become an ally to women in science. These basic steps can quickly and positively transform the fabric of the scientific community to be more inclusive and diverse. #womenoffisheries #womenofscience #womeninscience
Catching snakes, snails, and fish in Arrow Traps in Cambodia’s Tonle Sap lake. Elizabeth Everest, a Fulbright Scholar, introduces us to research being conducted on one of the most productive freshwater systems in the world.
We found some fun fish names and we depicted them in art. Let’s see if you can determine the name!
For nearly a century, Duane Raver has inspired generations of scientists, artists, and anglers with his illustrations.
For millennia, Indigenous Peoples managed fish and fisheries sustainably. So, how do we create room for Indigenous ways of knowing and Indigenous ways of being to create a more holistic and comprehensive approach for sustainably managing fish populations?
Learn as much as you can from the people you rely on the most. The information that they carry with them are things that cannot be found in books or data sets or lectures.
October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, and I encourage each of you to challenge any preconceived notions you have, see, or hear about people with disabilities. Inclusivity and equity are more than buzzwords, and the field of fisheries conservation needs representation from all backgrounds in order to maximize its success. @sasha_piranha
As a scientist, it is imperative that you explore and practice communicating your science to a broad audience — if you want your science to matter.