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
Here, we have a virtual sit down with Katie Osborn, creator of ‘Fisherwomen’ a new podcast about fish and the people who earn their living by them.
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.
This workshop is designed to help you with #SciComm, whether you are starting your first research project, finishing up your second post-doc, or just getting your feet wet in the natural resources workforce.
Guest blogger Ben Ikenson illuminates a piece of fisheries professional trivia and an important life’s work…
Audio broadcasts, be it radio or podcasts, are a great means for communicating insider tips about fishing and fisheries science to anglers.
What do drinking straws and electrofishing settings have to do with each other?
Guest Authors: Corbin D. Hilling, Derek A. Wheaton, and Donald J. Orth Editor: Patrick Cooney We are impatiently awaiting the September 24, 2019 release of the Field Guide to Freshwater Fishes of Virginia. We’d rather not admit when we first began thinking about this field guide, because we grossly underestimated how much work this little…
The past is present at D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery and Archives in Spearfish, South Dakota. Guest blogger, Craig Springer (USFWS) shares insights on the facility is dedicated to preserving images, documents and objects related to fisheries conservation…
How would you answer these five questions about being a fish scientist?
At the Fisheries Blog, we’re starting a new series of posts, once a month, where we bring back “oldie but goodie” posts from our now extensive archive. Rest assured, these “repeat spawner” posts, smell a whole lot better than that leftover fish you found in the fridge from two weeks ago!
The Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) recently released its Global Assessment. Broadly, the report finds that nature (marine, aquatic, and terrestrial systems) is declining globally at rates unprecedented in human history.
by Bryan Bozeman, guest author I emailed at least 100 professors in my hunt for a grad position…and received less than 20 responses. Half of those were out-of-office emails, several others were ‘thanks-but-no-thanks’, and a few showed actual interest. I was fortunate to have three opportunities, and ended up selecting one that has been an…