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2017 50th Annual Conference Information

Minnesota Chapter of the

American Fisheries Society

50th Annual Meeting

Fisheries Management:

Where Science Meets Society


February 21-23, 2017

Courtyard by Marriot

St. Cloud, MN

Meeting photos by Brian Borkholder - Official MNAFS Photographer

Schedule at a a glance 

Program Booklet 

Abstract booklet

All PDF's are also found below. 

Registration Information

All are welcome to attend the 2017 Annual Meeting and Conference, held on February 21-23 at the Courtyard by Marriot in St. Cloud. 

Lodging Information

The 2017 Annual Meeting will be held at the Courtyard by Marriot, 404 W. St. Germain, St. Cloud, MN.  Lodging rates are $139 per night plus tax. A block of rooms has also been reserved at the Best Western Kelly Inn, 100 4th Ave. S. at a rate of $99 per night plus tax. Please make reservations by February 1. Information about lodging can be found at mnafs.org. When making reservations, please notify the reservation assistant that you are with the MN Chapter of the American Fisheries Society.


*Full Registration includes Tuesday evening Welcome Reception, Wednesday and Thursday plenary and contributed sessions, break refreshments, Wednesday evening banquet.  Registrations posted after 2/1/17 will be charged a $10 additional service fee.

 Questions? Contact Patrick Schmalz pschmalz.mnafs@gmail.com  218-302-3270

Conference Registration Early registration through February 1

Conference Payment Page After Feb 1, price will increase!

Abstract submission is now closed. Please check back soon for the program and abstracts.
Eric Altena,
Feb 15, 2017, 1:40 PM
Eric Altena,
Feb 16, 2017, 6:58 AM
Eric Altena,
Jan 30, 2017, 2:57 PM