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No. 1. Society for Freshwater Science

June 6, 2011

Members of the North American Benthological Society (NABS) voted by a majority of 78 percent to change the society’s name to the Society for Freshwater Science (SFS) at their annual meeting held May 22–26, 2011 in Providence, RI. Eighty-one percent of members also voted to change the society’s journal title from the Journal of the North American Benthological Society to Freshwater Science. Read more...

No. 2. Freshwater Stewardship: Challenges and Opportunities

May 4, 2012

LOUISVILLE, KY – The Society for Freshwater Science (SFS) (formerly the North American Benthological Society) will hold its annual meeting at the Marriott Louisville Downtown, Louisville, KY from Sunday, May 20 to Thursday, May 24, 2012. The theme of the meeting is ‘Freshwater Stewardship: Opportunities and Challenges’. This meeting will advance ongoing efforts to link scientists and policymakers with a broader group of stakeholders in non-governmental environmental organizations and managers from the regulated community. We hope to expand our understanding of the challenges and solutions for solving problems with our freshwater resources and identify new frontiers in freshwater science that can contribute to solutions for environmental management. Read more...

No. 3. Energy Production and Aquatic Biodiversity

May 10, 2013

JACKSONVILLE, FL – The Society for Freshwater Science (SFS) (formerly the North American Benthological Society) will hold its annual meeting at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront, Jacksonville, FL from Sunday, May 19 to Thursday, May 23, 2013. The theme of the meeting is “Energy production and aquatic biodiversity: Understanding the threats, planning for ecosystem management”. This meeting will advance ongoing efforts to link scientists and policymakers with a broader group of stakeholders in non-governmental environmental organizations and managers from the regulated community. We hope to expand our understanding of the links between energy production and freshwater resources, and identify potential solutions for environmental management. Read more...

2014 Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting Announces Plenary Schedule

March 18, 2014, The Schneider Group

Waco, Texas – A pioneering collaboration across disciplines within the field of aquatic science, the inaugural Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting (JASM) promises to be the perfect venue for aquatic scientists, engineers, students, educators, policy makers, and other stake holders to gather and share their expertise. Co-sponsored by the Society for Freshwater Science (SFS), Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO), Phycological Society of America (PSA), and Society of Wetland Scientists (SWS), the meeting will be held at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Oregon on 18-23 May 2014. Read more...

What's New
  • Announcement of SFS Endorsement of the March for Science more
  • March 2017 Issue of Freshwater Science now online more
  • 2017 Instars Fellowship applications now available more
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  • Emily Bernhardt's President's Environment: Be Kind more
  • Read the Spring 2016 issue of in the drift! more
  • Proposed Constitutional Revisions 2016 more
BENTHOS News
  • Upcoming deadlines for the Fourth Symposium on Urbanization and Stream Ecology

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  • New BRIDGES cluster highlights rapid evidence synthesis in environmental causal assessments

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  • New publication describes the fate and ecological effects of amphetamine on biofilm, seston, and aquatic insect communities

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  • SFS Bibliography Update:  The 2014 SFS Bibliography is available. 

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  • New publication describes dataset developed to assess aquatic condition and watershed integrity

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