Tuesday, February 13, 2018

2018 Paper & Poster Winners

2018 paper & Poster Winners Announced:

I’d like to thank all the presenters at the 2018 Kansas Chapter of the American Fisheries Society meeting in Manhattan, Kansas.  Your willingness to share your research findings with your peers was greatly appreciated.  After the points were totaled, the judges selected the following winners:

Best Professional Paper:  James E. Whitney:  Long-term change of a fish community in a polluted watershed: does clean water "act" on fishes?

Best Student Paper:  Lindsey Bruckerhoff: Predators and Landscape Factors at Multiple Spatial Scales Drive Fish Community Structure in the Flint Hills of Kansas

Best Professional Poster: Connor J. Chance-Ossowski:  A Comparison of Autumn Electrofishing and Autumn Fyke Nets for Sampling Bluegill and Redear Sunfish Populations

Best Student Poster:  Joshua A. Holloway:  Discovery of the Arkansas Darter (Etheostoma cragini) in the Cow Creek Drainage, Cherokee County, Southeastern Kansas.

- Carson Cox
Award Committee Chairman