University of Idaho

Palouse Student Sub-Unit of the American Fisheries Society




Students interested in becoming members of our unit need to send an email to John Walrath to get on the unit's email list which keeps all our members informed on upcoming meetings and events.  You can also visit the upcoming events webpage for information as it becomes posted.


  1. Yearly Fee:  $10.00
  2. Volunteer at ICAFS Annual Meeting
  3. Encouraged to volunteer for events

Fees can be paid to the PUAFS Treasurer located in the College of Natural Resources building (CNR) 109B.  Any questions regarding membership fees, please contact Zach Klein.


  1. All events, meetings and workshops are FREE of monetary fees
  2. Idaho Chapter AFS membership is FREE if you are a AFS student member
  3. Get hands-on, resume worthy lab & field experience with trained professionals
  4. Increase your ability to obtain employment after graduation through networking and experience
  5. Overall enhance your professional development through education and outreach
  6. Meet interesting people and create lifetime relationships with your peers & professionals in the fisheries profession

AFS Outside the Palouse Unit

There are several other AFS memberships we encourage you to consider joining.  In order to go to the ICAFS meeting for free, students must be national AFS members.  Being a national student AFS member would be a great asset as you develop your student career and the benefits are exceptional as well.

National AFS Member Student Fee:  $19.00 (yearly) 


Student Subsection of the AFS Education Section Fee:  $2.00

Visit our links webpage for more information


There are numerous ways student members can be involved with AFS.  The website is a great information source for upcoming events, meetings, and workshops.  Pay attention to the ANNOUNCEMENT BOX on the home page of the website for opportunities to be involved.  Be sure to visit our upcoming events webpage to plan for future events.  For general information, please feel free to contact any of our officers  or committee chairs who would be happy to help you and point you in the right direction to maximize your experience with our unit.


                                 2014-2015 Palouse Unit AFS Last Updated 9 May 2014