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68th Annual North West Fish Culture Concepts Workshop: Conservation, Mitigation, & Recreation

December 5, 2017 @ 8:00 am - December 7, 2017 @ 5:00 pm


68th Annual North West Fish Culture Concepts Workshop
Conservation, Mitigation, & Recreation
December 5-7, 2017

Red Lion Hotel, Redding, California
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) cordially invites you to attend the 68th Annual North West Fish Culture Concepts (NWFCC) workshop on December 5-7, 2017 in Redding, California. This year’s theme is Conservation, Mitigation, and Recreation. Invited plenary speakers include CDFW Director Charles H. Bonham, Deputy Director Stafford Lehr and Fisheries Branch Chief Kevin Shaffer. Potential topics at this year’s event include Fish Health and Nutrition, Engineering and Technology, Innovative Husbandry, Fish Genetics and Breeding, Warm Water and Marine Aquaculture, Climate Change and Hatcheries, and Hatchery contributions to Restoration and Conservation. Presentations, vendor exhibits, poster session, workshops, socials, a fantastic raffle, and the opportunity to meet your colleagues make this an excellent event.

Registration is open!

Click Here to register for the 2017 NWFCC.
We recommend registering early as the NWFCC is a popular annual event. Workshop registration is $110 for three days and includes admittance to the workshop, the Tuesday evening social, and a great gift bag. Students and retirees can register for $55 without a gift bag. Registration deadline is November 21, 2017. We do not anticipate having on-site registration. Guests of registered participants are welcome to attend the Tuesday night social event with $30 admission fee (each) paid at the time of registration.

Hotel Registration: Red Lion Hotel is providing a discounted rate of $90 per night and includes a buffet breakfast. Click Here to register at the Red Lion Hotel, or call the hotel and use the NWFCC code (20171204) to receive the discounted rate.
Red Lion Hotel: 536 E Cypress Avenue, Redding, CA 96002, Tel: (530) 223-1600. Use Code: 20171204.

After the Red Lion Hotel is full, here are additional hotels with the NWFCC discounted rate:
Holiday Inn: 1900 Hilltop Drive, Redding, CA 96002 (530) 221-7500. Use Code: FCC
Oxford Suites: 1967 Hilltop Drive, Redding, CA 96002 (800) 762-0133. Use Code: NWFCC


For more information on the 68th Annual NWFCC, visit the website hosted by the
American Fisheries Society, Fish Culture Section:

Workshop Contact Information:
Presentations: Dr. Jeff Rodzen: (916) 327- 8175 Jeff.Rodzen@wildlife.ca.gov
Dr. Mark Clifford: (916) 764-2526 mark.clifford@wildlife.ca.gov
Poster Session: Jay Rowan: (916) 358-2883, jay.rowan@wildlife.ca.gov
Vendors Mike Ficele (707) 945-1237, michael.ficele@wildlife.ca.gov
Linda Radford: (530) 225-2369, linda.radford@wildlife.ca.gov
Social: Mike Ficele (707) 945-1237, michael.ficele@wildlife.ca.gov
Linda Radford: (530) 225-2369, linda.radford@wildlife.ca.gov
Raffle Items: Mike Ficele (707) 945-1237, michael.ficele@wildlife.ca.gov

First Call for Papers

68th North West Fish Culture Concepts
Annual Meeting

December 5-7, 2017
Redding, California

Conservation, Mitigation, & Recreation

The deadline for submitting abstracts for the 68th Annual NWFCC is September 25th, 2017.
Submissions consistent with the 2017 theme (Conservation, Mitigation, and Recreation) will have
preference; however, all topics relevant to fish culture in the Northwest will be considered.

Session topics may include:
 Fish Health and Nutrition
 Engineering and Technology
 Innovative Husbandry
 Fish Genetics and Breeding
 Warm Water and Marine Aquaculture
 Policy and Management
 Climate Change and Fish Hatcheries
 Fish Hatcheries in Restoration and Conservation

Guidelines for abstract submissions:
1) Title–Bold title in Arial, 12 point font, at top of abstract
2) Presenter– List authors and designate presenter by a ” * ” , employer or affiliation, mailing address,
city, state, zip, phone, and email should be included
3) Oral Presentation or Poster – Please indicate presentation type before the abstract
4) Abstract– (500 word limit) – Use Arial Font / Size 12 in MS Word
5) Tables – A table or figure can be included with the abstract, but the entire “expanded”
abstract (Abstract plus table or Figure) is restricted to one page total.
6) Submission – Please submit by September 25th, 2017 to NWFCC2017@wildlife.ca.gov

If you have any questions, please contact (email is preferred):
Dr. Jeff Rodzen 916.327.8175, Jeff.Rodzen@wildlife.ca.gov


December 5, 2017 @ 8:00 am
December 7, 2017 @ 5:00 pm


Red Lion Hotel
Redding, CA United States + Google Map

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