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SFS Diversity Statement

"The Society for Freshwater Science is dedicated to promoting diversity among its members and welcomes and encourages participation from all, regardless of ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, socioeconomic status, physical or mental difference, religion, age, or national origin. The SFS is inclusive and accepting of all people and built on tolerance, respect, and a welcoming spirit at all of our activities. We strive to actively promote diversity across all levels of our society including members, leaders, committees, and staff. We value a diverse community and believe it fosters a richer understanding of freshwater ecosystems and conservation of global freshwater resources. Members with questions, comments or concerns about SFS diversity issues are encouraged to raise them with a member of the SFS Education and Diversity Committee."

Approved by the SFS BOD in Dec 2015

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  • SFS Student Presentation Awards! more
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  • Making Waves Podcast Episode 14: Nitrogen Fixation in a Warming World, Dr. Jill Welter more
  • The President's Environment: What's New? more
BENTHOS News
  • Longtime SFS member and Oregon State University professor Dr. Norman Anderson passed away January 13, 2018.

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  • 4th International Symposium of the Benthological Society of Asia and 2nd Youth Freshwater Ecology School August 19-25, 2018

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  • 2018 Benthic Ecology Meeting (BEM) in Corpus Christi, Texas, USA: 28-30 March 2018.

     

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  • The deadline to submit proposals for AQUATROP Special Sessions or Symposiums is now November 17, 2017

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  • SFS joins CASS in condemning silencing of EPA scientists

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