NASPS 2019 Annual Meeting Update
Our abstract deadline of June 21 is rapidly approaching so please submit your abstracts http://www.nasps-sturgeon.org/conferences/north-american-conference-announcements.aspx. We’ve gotten some great talks submitted so far and are looking forward to seeing more! Second, abstracts for the workshops we will be hosting this year are now online. Workshop registration will be live soon!
If you haven’t made your reservations to stay at the Lakeview Hecla Resort for the meeting,
please do so by calling (204)279-2041 and asking for the North American Sturgeon and
Paddlefish Society room block to get the rate of $120 CAD ($90 USD) plus tax for up to two
people. (There will be a charge of $15 CAD/night/person if more than two people are sharing a
room.) We expect our room block to be completely booked so please make your reservations
Don’t forget that the application deadline for the student travel award and student mentor
collaboration award is June 28th! Faculty, please encourage your graduate students to
apply! Students, not only will an award get you to the meeting, it will also help build your CV!
Also due on June 28 th are nominations for the 2019 Order of Acipenser award, to be
presented at the annual meeting in September. If you’d like to nominate someone to be
recognized for significant contributions to sturgeon and paddlefish management/conservation,
please see our eligibility and application on the website. Neither the nominators nor the
nominees need to be NASPS members to win the Order of Acipenser award.