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Palouse Student Sub-Unit of the American Fisheries Society

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Welcome to the Palouse Unit AFS Website


Native Fish Committee Field Trip This Weekend on the Selway River
Sample Sculpin and Cutthroat Trout for genetic diversity analysis research

Next weekend is the Bull Trout Redd Survey on the St. Joe River

New graduate assistantship announcement working on the Smith River, Montana
Job Board/Smith River Assistantship Announcement.pdf

Calendar of Events

Check out the details of our upcoming trips on the events tab

Who are we...

The Palouse Unit of the American Fisheries Society is for all students interested in fisheries conservation, health, recreation, management, and production.  In addition to annual club events, we are actively involved in many service projects providing opportunities to engage with fisheries professionals.

How do I become involved with PUAFS?

To find out how to become a member with the Palouse Unit, please visit our membership webpage to learning how to become involved as a student member in AFS.
Mission Statement

 Our mission is to:

  1. Advance the conservation, development, and wise use of fishery resources for optimum use and enjoyment for all humanity,

  2. Gather and disseminate information about fisheries science and management

  3. Promote and evaluate the educational, scientific, and technical aspects of the fisheries profession.