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There are many great benefits associated with joining AFS, including networking with other fishery and aquatic resource professionals and reduced registration rates for chapter sponsored events. Join Today

2014 Cooper Award

The Pennsylvania Chapter of AFS offers a yearly Cooper Award to students that have been actively involved in advancing the science and profession of fisheries.The Cooper Award was created to honor the memory of the late Penn State Professor Emeritus of Zoology, and famed author of Fishes of Pennsylvania and the Northeastern United States, Edwin Lavern Cooper, Ph.D. Learn More


The Pennsylvania Chapter of AFS meets yearly at locations statewide for a spring technical meeting, a fall technical meeting, and a summer social. Join Us