Professional Societies

Professional Societies

The FW Club has a designated liaison for the American Fisheries Society and The Wildlife Society; more information about them can be found under their leadership profile.

There are many benefits to joining a professional society, one of them being that if you decide to join, your membership fee for The Fisheries and Wildlife Club is waived! A few of the other benefits include:

  • Meet professionals in your field and local area (particularly for state chapters).
  • Network with potential employers and mentors.
  • Become part of a community of professionals with common interests
  • Add your membership status to your resume and show employers that you are engaged in your field of interest
  • Participate in the society’s mission to assist in professional development, disseminate fish and wildlife science, and help advocate for the conservation of species and their habitats
  • Participate in leadership opportunities, such as becoming a student liaison between the Society and the FW Club!
  • Be eligible for national scholarships and awards
  • Receive monthly and quarterly publications
  • Join a working group such as Student Professional Development or Forestry and Wildlife
  • Apply for professional certification
  • Get discounts on books, journals and special publications
  • Reduced Annual Meeting registration fees at the National Conferences

Learn about all the benefits here:

American Fisheries Society 

American Fisheries Society – Oregon Chapter

The Wildlife Society 

The Wildlife Society РOregon Chapter