Fish Habitat Section of the American Fisheries Society

Public Plantings

In 2016, a catastrophic flood removed infrastructure and damaged habitat within several rivers along Colorado’s Front Range, including the popular coldwater St. Vrain River near the entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park. Following the...

How Lake Trout Use Ocean Habitat

Fishes like shad and salmon are well known for large annual migrations between rivers and oceans.  This life history trait, known as anadromy, allows fish to take advantage of the perks of both habitats. ...

The Rosgen Wars Revisited

It was the fall of 2018 and I was a graduate student in northern Minnesota. I was attending the first annual River Restoration Conference in a nearby town, and despite my relative youth in...

A Bill For Boundaries

Born and raised in the Great Lakes area, I have a poor grasp of how well people from other regions know the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW) of northern Minnesota, and how well...