Fisheries prof recognized for public outreach

Fisheries Centre professor and director Rashid Sumaila has been selected as the recipient of this year’s Excellence in Public Outreach Award from the American Fisheries Society.

The award is presented to an individual whose dedication, creativity, and skill in disseminating information through popular media and in public forums has brought credit to the fisheries profession and contributes to the conservation and wise use of fishery resources. It will be presented at the Society’s 143rd Annual Meeting in Little Rock, Arkansas on Sept. 8-12.