FIRST MEETING OF THE SEMESTER!!!

Welcome back to school everyone!
 
We hope you are having a wonderful Labor Day weekend, but that you haven’t forgotten about us!

The time has come…for our first SFS meeting of the 2019/2020 academic year! If you are a long-time member or new student looking to get your feet wet, please join us tomorrow, Tuesday, September 3rd at 5:30 pm. As always, we will meet for dinner in the David Clark Labs lobby, then kick off the business meeting at 6 PM. This meeting will have pizza for everyone, with vegetarian and omnivore options available.

After we cover introductions and business, we will hear from guest speaker Melissa Dowland from the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, as she sheds light on: “Exploring your Backyard: Becoming a North Carolina Naturalist”.  If you are remotely located at CMAST, a field lab, or elsewhere and want to attend the meeting, please join us via Google Meet at 6 PM by clicking this link: https://meet.google.com/nph-fviv-aoq.

Check out our flyer and come with a “Guess the Fish!” answer for a chance to win a prize!
Also–don’t forget that we have new T-shirts and decals currently for sale. They’re $12, available in S – XXL, and in gray or black.
SFS Flyer sEPT 2019
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Upcoming April Meeting!

Our last meeting of the semester is next Tuesday, April 2nd!!!
Join us at 5:30 for pizza and refreshments in the atrium of David Clark Labs, and then we will kick off the meeting at 6 PM (DCL 102) with announcements before starting a discussion on how to get involved in natural resources advocacy.
If you cannot make it to Raleigh, remote in via Google Meet (https://meet.google.com/vgu-rhrw-uey). Either way, do not forget to check out “Guess that Fish!” on the flyer & come with an answer…you just might leave with a fin-tastic prize!
SFS Flyer April 2019

Upcoming Meeting!

Howdy y’all!
Join us next Tuesday, March 5, at 5:30 for pizza and refreshments in the atrium of David Clark Labs. We’ll kick off the meeting at 6 PM in 102 DCL with announcements before tuning into our guest speaker, Andrew Glen, who is the NC Eastern Region Aquatic Wildlife Diversity Biologist at the NC Wildlife Resources Commission! Andrew is going to talk to us about “Population Augmentation and Monitoring of the Tar River Spinymussel in North Carolina.” Come for the pizza and stay for the mussels!
If you cannot make it to Raleigh, remote in via Google Meet (https://meet.google.com/vgu-rhrw-uey).
Do not forget to check out “Guess that Fish!” on the flyer & come with an answer…you just might leave with a prize!
SFS Flyer March 2019

Upcoming Meeting

Hello fisheries folks!
Join us next Tuesday, Feb 5, at 5:30 for pizza and refreshments in the atrium of David Clark Labs. We’ll kick off the meeting at 6 PM in 102 DCL with announcements of several outreach opportunities coming up this spring, and then we’ll hear a great talk from our guest speaker, and NCSU alum, Ryan Speckman! Ryan is the Co-Founder of Locals Seafood, and will present “Responsibly Sourced NC Seafood:  How two NCSU Fisheries & Wildlife graduates created a Two Million Dollar seafood business.”
Also, remote access is back!  If you are remotely located and want to listen in, join us via Google Meet (https://meet.google.com/vgu-rhrw-uey) at 6 PM.
Remember to check out “Guess that Fish!” on the flyer (attached) and come with an answer for a chance to win a prize! We’re looking forward to a great semester and hope to see many of you Tuesday!
sfsflyerfeb2019

Neuse River Mussel Salvage Effort

Hi Fishy Crew & “Fellow Mussel Heads”!

As you may be aware, the Milburnie Dam on the Neuse River is being removed, so Three Oaks Engineering is organizing efforts to salvage mussels in this area and move them further into the channel.

NCSU SFS will be forming a volunteer group to help with the second mussel salvage effort the week of Oct 9. The approach will involve paddling (canoe, kayak) the impounded section and collecting mussels that become stranded along the banks, and moving them further into the water.

Please contact Bobby Cope (wrcope@ncsu.ed) if you are able to join or are interested in volunteering, and if you have a vessel that you can use (kayak, canoe, raft, etc.). We will be sending a solid date once we hear from the organizers.

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Welcome Back SFS Meeting

Hi Fishy Crew!

Welcome back and hope everyone had a fantastic and productive summer!

Join us for our first SFS Meeting Tues, Sept 5th in the DCL lobby!

We will have pizza at 5:30pm followed by a fun meet-and-greet meeting at 6pm!

Invite some new friends from all different departments and lets “fish-off” to a great Fall semester!

Cheers!

SFS Officers

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