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Joint MOU between FWS, TWS, AFS, and USGS Coop Units

In March 2016, the Service signed a joint Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with The Wildlife Society (TWS), American Fisheries Society (AFS), and U.S. Geological Survey Cooperative Research Units (CRU).

The purpose of this MOU is to:

  1. develop and exchange biological information for natural resource managers;
  2. encourage, promote, and increase scientific professionalism and excellence among FWS, TWS, AFS, and CRU;
  3. encourage, promote, and increase learning and professional development of staff within the organizations; and
  4. work collaboratively to plan appropriate symposia, sessions, workshops and other relevant events leading up to the 2019 joint meeting of The Wildlife Society and the American Fisheries Society.

Read the full MOU here.



Last updated: March 21, 2017

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