Georgia Chapter AFS Membership

Membership in the Georgia Chapter of the American Fisheries Society is open to anyone interested in the progress of fisheries science and education in Georgia in addition to the conservation and management of fisheries and aquatic ecosystems in Georgia.  Our members come from throughout the Southeast, ranging from natural resource managers, aquaculturists, researchers, conservationists, and numerous biological disciplines; and representing state and federal government, academia, private consulting, industry, and recreational fishing interests.

Our Chapter’s mission is to to improve the conservation and sustainability of fishery resources and aquatic ecosystems by advancing fisheries and aquatic science and promoting the development of fisheries professionals.  Your paid membership into the Chapter helps us to support that mission.

Membership dues are $10 per year.

All memberships are for a calendar year.  New memberships and renewals received January 1 through August 31 are processed for full membership that calendar year.  Those received September 1 or later are processed for full membership beginning January 1 of the following year.

What are the benefits of becoming a Georgia Chapter member?

  • Developing relationships with others who have similar interests
  • Leadership opportunities to serve as an officer or chair a committee
  • Continuing education (members get discounted rates for our workshops)
  • Scholarships for student members pursuing a degree in fisheries or related field
  • Supporting fish conservation efforts in Georgia

2021 Membership form: (cannot be opened using FireFox)

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