Recreational Fisheries (FISH 260) Guest Lectures for Spring Quarter

You don’t need to be enrolled in the FISH 260/261: Recreational Fisheries course to attend one of the many guest lectures hosted this spring quarter. Please see the attached flyer for the schedule of guests representing perspectives on a range of topics impacting recreational fisheries in the Pacific NW.

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Summer Research Cruise Volunteers needed with NOAA NW Fisheries Science Ctr

Volunteers needed for summer research cruises with NOAA Northwest Fisheries Science Center. Work will be with the wet lab staff during the 2017 Hake Survey. 5 separate cruises of roughly 2 weeks each. Little to no experience needed.

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Apply for a 2017-18 SAFS Undergrad Recruiting Scholarship! Deadline: April 9

Many Marine Biology minors also choose to major in Aquatic & Fishery Sciences. Learn more about the SAFS Undergraduate Recruiting Scholarships for 2017-18. Applicants should be incoming undergraduate freshmen or transfer students in good academic standing who intend to pursue a major in Aquatic and Fishery Sciences and who will be enrolled at least one quarter during the 2017-18 academic year.
Application deadline: April 9, 2017

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[Tide Bites] Red rock crabs: the Dungeness’ grouchy cousins

Native red rock crabs (Cancer productus) are important predators on protected rocky nearshore communities from Alaska to Baja California. While they are harvested recreationally, they have not been as well studied as their commercially-valuable cousin, the Dungeness crab.

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Apply now for the Husky Seed Fund (deadline April 3, 2017)

The Husky Seed Fund is an award that brings to life innovative ideas by students that are inclusive, impactful, and inventive to the UW. The fund launched as a pilot program for students on the Seattle campus in 2016 and is managed by students on the Husky Experience Student Advisory Council with funds from the Office of the Provost. Created by students for students, the goal is to bring to life innovative ideas by awarding funds for projects that that will enhance students’ extracurricular experience.

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SEA Semester: Caribbean Reef Expedition (New Fall 2017 Program)

SEA Semester: Caribbean Reef Expedition will combine fieldwork in Woods Hole and the Virgin Islands with a research voyage throughout the Caribbean to examine tropical reef ecosystems, their diverse marine life inhabitants, and the impact of human actions upon them.

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[UW Today] UW’s Kristin Laidre awarded Pew marine fellowship to study effects of climate change, subsistence hunting on polar bears

A new, two-part University of Washington project aims to explore the interacting effects of climate change and subsistence hunting on polar bears, while also illuminating the cultural value of the species to indigenous peoples and the role they play in conservation.

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[paid summer internship] Fishery Biologist Undergraduate Internship 2017: International Pacific Halibut Commission (Seattle, WA)

The International Pacific Halibut Commission (IPHC) seeks an enthusiastic and motivated student to work in the IPHC office located near Fisherman’s Terminal in Seattle, Washington, U.S.A. (Approx. 12 weeks with a flexible start date, $2,955/month)

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American Fisheries Society UW Fish Trivia Night (2/23)

Are you ready to show off your knowledge of fish??
Join us for a fun-filled evening of Fish Trivia on Thursday February 23rd. Pizza and Beer (21+) will be provided.

The event will be hosted in the lobby of FSH following the SAFS seminar (4:30-5:30). 

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Apply now for 2017-2018 College of the Environment Scholarships

If you are currently declared as a major in the College of the Environment with unmet financial aid as determined by the UW Office of Student Financial Aid, consider applying for one of the following scholarships for the 2017-18 academic year (deadline March 27, 2017).

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