Twin Cities to host fisheries conference
More than 1,000 fisheries professionals from throughout the world will gather Aug. 19-23 when the 142nd annual meeting of the American Fisheries Society (AFS) convenes in St. Paul and Minneapolis.
Key Minnesota topics of interest at the conference include cormorant impacts on fisheries management and controlling invasive fish.
Minneapolis and St. Paul are the official host cities for the event. A demonstration of the DNR's Fishing In the Neighborhood program is scheduled at 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 19, in West St. Paul's Thompson Park.