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Wednesday, 19 February 2014 15:29

Fisheries society honors Bill McClarney

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out mcclarneySenior Scientist and Aquatic Program Specialist Dr. Bill McLarney, a senior scientist and aquatic program specialist for the Land Trust for the Little Tennessee (LTLT), has been selected as the 2014 recipient of the Fred A. Harris Fisheries Conservation Award by the North Carolina Chapter of the American Fisheries Society.


McLarney, a Franklin resident who divides his time between WNC and Costa Rica, will receive the award at the Society’s annual meeting in late February in Durham. 

The Fred A. Harris Fisheries Conservation Award, established in 2002 by the N.C. Chapter of American Fisheries Society, recognizes non-Chapter members who have distinguished themselves by service or commitment to the Chapter or to the fisheries resources of North Carolina. The timing of this award coincides with the 25th anniversary of the Aquatic Biomonitoring Program that McLarney established. Since the program began, more than 2,000 volunteers have participated in monitoring activities at more than 150 sites. This work has generated the largest fish-based biomonitoring database in the world for any comparably-sized watershed, according to the LTLT.

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