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AFS logoThe American Fisheries Society (AFS) is the oldest and largest professional society representing fisheries and aquatic scientists in the world.  AFS produces a number of scientific publications, including the monthly magazine “Fisheries,” several research journals, many textbooks, and a number of symposium proceedings. The breadth and depth of expertise among its members on issues affecting freshwater and marine ecosystems is unparalleled within any other organization. The AFS website can be found at: http://www.fisheries.org/
FCF and AFS work together on providing fisheries science to aquatic resource stakeholders, governmental decision-makers, and the general public.

 

Bhutan_Foundation-Logo sizedThe Bhutan Foundation serves the people of Bhutan in living and sharing the principle of Gross National Happiness. They cherish the values of the Bhutanese intention: measuring “happiness” as the highest attribute of all decision-making. They contribute to strategies of conservation of the environment, equitable and sustainable development, good governance, and preservation of culture in Bhutan. The Bhutan Foundation serves as the only American not-for-profit organization that is wholly focused on the benefit of the country and people of Bhutan, bridging understanding between our two countries and beyond. The Bhutan Foundation website can be found at: http://www.bhutanfound.org/
The Bhutan Foundation is a key supporter on our work on the ecology and conservation Golden Mahaseer in Bhutan.

 

wwflogosizedWorld Wildlife Fund Bhutan is a major conservation partner with the Royal Government of Bhutan, working together to protect and nurture a healthy, dynamic and a vibrant ecosystem where people truly live in harmony with all life forms and reap the benefits of a bountiful nature. Information about the work WWF does in Bhutan can be found here: http://www.wwfbhutan.org.bt/
WWF Bhutan is a research partner with FCF addressing the ecology and conservation of Golden Mahaseer in Bhutan.

 
 
 

KenaukKenauk Research Institute is a unique territory, which is in the process of being protected in permanence by the Kenauk Institute and the Nature Conservancy of Canada. There are numerous opportunities for wildlife and ecological research on the property. The mission of The Kenauk Institute is to support, coordinate and supervise that research, involve local schools in environmental education, and connect Kenauk with the broader community. More can be learned about Kenauk here: http://institutkenauk.org/

 
 

OTN Logo sizedOcean Tracking Network unites the finest marine scientists in the world in the most comprehensive and revolutionary examination of marine life and ocean conditions that will change how scientists and world leaders understand and manage pressing global concerns such as fisheries management in the face of climate change. Visit their website at: http://oceantrackingnetwork.org/

 
 
PrintThe Cape Eleuthera Institute (CEI) is a multifaceted biological research institute founded in 2006 as part of the Cape Eleuthera Island School Corporation.  Located in south Eleuthera, The Bahamas, CEI houses and facilitates a wide range of marine and terrestrial researchers from across the globe.  The Center for Flats Research and Conservation at CEI serves as the focal point in the Bahamas for research and educational efforts to conserve flats fisheries and the ecosystems on which they depend.  The CEI website can be found at: http://www.ceibahamas.org/
FCF and CEI partner together on several research, education/outreach projects and are collaborators in the Bahamas Initiative..

 

BahamasNTThe Bahamas National Trust (BNT) was created by an Act of Parliament in 1959.  The Bahamas National Trust is a unique, legislated, non-governmental organization. Charged with developing and managing the Bahamas National Park System, the Trust is the only non-governmental organization in the world with such a mandate. BNT’s mission is to conserve and protect the natural resources of The Bahamas, through stewardship and education for present and future generations. The BTT website can be found at: http://www.bnt.bs/
FCF and BNT work together on the Bahamas Initiative and collaborate on education/outreach and conservation/policy projects

 

H2O color Logo_PartnerspageH20 Bonefishing is one of the leading bonefishing operations in Grand Bahamas. Owners Jason Franklin and Greg Vincent not only have a passion for showing their clients the healthy and large flats habitats of Grand Bahama, but they are equally committed to making sure the flats fishery is sustainable for years to come. As key partners in our acoustic tagging project, Jason and Greg are providing logistical support as well as important knowledge on the local bonefish populations.
H20 Bonefishing is a major partner in our research efforts on Grand Bahama, supplying their expertise on bonefish populations, as well as providing logistical support.

 
 

NRP Logo sizedNorth Riding Point Club is an all-inclusive catch & release fishing lodge located on Grand Bahama Island, near the city of Freeport. Established in 1994 by a group of avid anglers, the club evokes the tradition of an upscale fishing camp. Hosting small groups of guests, we offer a retreat with deluxe modern amenities, personalized service, and world-class bonefishing. Paul Adams and the bonefishing guides at North Riding Point Club provided both excellent advice and support, including boats, guides, lodging, and refreshments as our partners in our acoustic tagging project.
North Riding Point is a major partner in our research efforts on Grand Bahama, supplying their expertise on bonefish populations, as well as providing logistical support.

 

Unparalleled logoUnparalleled Productions believes that film is ultimately a human experience. By using the visual medium, the physical space and emotional distances that shape us can be explored, and as a result, through film we better understand both ourselves and the environments that define us. The Unparalleled Productions’ website can be found at:  http://upproductions.com/
FCF and UP partner together on communicating science and conservation.

 

IS LogoThe Island School is a High School study abroad program located in The Bahamas on the island of Eleuthera. With the campus and surrounding ocean as a teaching laboratory, the Island School program is a 100 day immersion into place-based learning, real-world research, problem solving, sustainable living practices, intentional community building, and a sense of what is possible. As part of their curriculum, all students take part in a research project, working side-by-side with onging science programs at the Cape Eleuthera Institute. The Island School’s website can be found at: http://www.islandschool.org/
FCF supports The Island School research program by hosting their poster series as a part of our Conservation Library.  You can view their work at: Island School Poster Series.

 

FFF Logo_smallThe Federation of Fly Fishers is an international non-profit organization founded in 1967 that is dedicated to the betterment of the sport of fly fishing through Conservation, Restoration, and Education. The Federation of Fly Fishers and its Councils are the only organized advocates for fly fishers acting at regional, national, and international levels. The FFF has grown to over 300 clubs and supports fisheries conservation and educational programs that encompass all fish and all waters. The FFF website can be found at: http://www.fedflyfishers.org
FCF and FFF (along with TU) work together to promote the protection of native fishes.

 

SafinaCenterThe Safina Center (formerly the Blue Ocean Institute) seeks to inspire a deeper connection with nature in everyone touched by an ocean. Led by ocean conservation pioneer and MacArthur fellow, Dr. Carl Safina, The Safina Center works to create a more knowledgeable constituency for conservation. Through Carl’s books, articles, and PBS TV series, and the Institute’s educational programs and research, The Safina Center shows how nature, community, the economy, and prospects for peace are all intertwined. The website can be found at: http://safinacenter.org/
FCF was a direct supporter of the first “Saving the Oceans with Carl Safina” episode. We continue to promote The Safina Center’s work to promote public education in ocean science.

 

SFF SizedSustainable Fisheries Foundation: The Sustainable Fisheries Foundation (SFS) is dedicated to the protection, enhancement, and wise use of fisheries resources and their habitats. They promote a balanced approach to fisheries management – one based on sound ecological and economic principles – to ensure that fish populations, and the ecosystems on which they depend, remain viable, productive, and accessible to future generations. The SFS website can be found at: http://sustainablefisheriesfoundation.org/
FCF and the Sustainable Fisheries Foundation are working together to organize and implement the Mangrove as Fish Habitat Symposium.

 

EwoB Logo SizedEcologists Without Borders: Ecologists Without Borders (EcoWB) is an organization that facilitates and provides expert ecological services to areas of the world that need to resolve environmental problems stemming from natural or human causes. In addition, EcoWB maintains relationships with government and community leaders in developing nations throughout the world, as well as the scientific experts in those areas.  The EcoWB website can be found at:  http://ecowb.org/
FCF and EcoWB are working together to organize and implement the Mangrove as Fish Habitat Symposium

 

SARPlogo_sizedSoutheast Aquatic Resources Partnership: The Southeast Aquatic Resources Partnership (SARP) is a regional collaboration of natural resource and science agencies, conservation organizations, and private interests developed to strengthen the management and conservation of aquatic resources in the southeastern United States.  The SARP website can be found at: http://southeastaquatics.net//
FCF and SARP are working together on the Native Black Bass Initiative in an effort to educate anglers on the status, conservation, management, and ecology of black bass.

 
 

TU logo_smallTrout Unlimited (TU) works to protect the best remaining fish habitats and populations, to reconnect fish habitats by removing instream barriers and reestablishing instream flows, to restore vital main stem river and streamside habitats and perhaps most importantly, to engage children, local communities, state and federal agencies, partner conservation organizations and industry groups in the recovery of clean cold fishable waters. The TU website can be found at: http://tu.org
FCF and TU (along with FFF) work together to promote the protection of native fishes.

 

 

BASS_shield_logo_smallThe B.A.S.S. Conservation Program of the B.A.S.S. Federation Nation works toward progressive, positive change on critical water resource and access issues important to bass anglers, including, fisheries management, habitat, aquatic nuisance species, aquatic vegetation management, angler access, and tournament fish care.  The B.A.S.S. website can be found at: http://bassmaster.com
Fisheries Conservation works with the B.A.S.S. Conservation team to educate anglers on the status and the conservation, management, and ecology of black bass.

 
 

KenaukKenauk Research Institute is a unique territory, which is in the process of being protected in permanence by the Kenauk Institute and the Nature Conservancy of Canada. There are numerous opportunities for wildlife and ecological research on the property. The mission of The Kenauk Institute is to support, coordinate and supervise that research, involve local schools in environmental education, and connect Kenauk with the broader community. More can be learned about Kenauk here: http://institutkenauk.org/

 
 

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