Richard W. Gregory, an instructor in the Forestry, Wildlife and Natural Resources Program at Front Range Community College, has been named a Fellow of the American Fisheries Society (AFS).
AFS designates as Fellows of the Society members who have made outstanding or meritorious contributions to the diversity of fields that are included in AFS.
Gregory is retired from the National Park Service and previously served in the Fish and Wildlife Service’s Cooperative Research Units at the University of Maine, Montana State University, and the University of Florida. He served as AFS president in 1991-1992
Founded in 1870, the American Fisheries Society is the world’s oldest and largest fisheries science society. The mission of AFS is to improve the conservation and sustainability of fishery resources and aquatic ecosystems by advancing fisheries and aquatic science and promoting the development of fisheries professionals. With five journals and numerous books and conferences, AFS is the leading source of fisheries science and management information in North America and around the world.
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FRCC offers nearly 100 degree and certificate programs from locations in Boulder County, Larimer County, Westminster, and Brighton, and online.
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