NANFA-- Whither goest thou, NANFA?

Bruce Stallsmith (
Thu, 20 Jan 2000 22:26:04 EST

>Let's all hope Chris does not get hit by a meteorite.
>What would be left?
>- shireen

Of Chris or of NANFA?

But your question, Shireen, does raise valid points. What are we in NANFA
doing for native fish? What _could_ we in NANFA do for native fish? Should
we publicly identify and rally support for endangered systems (my favorite)?
Should we be part of captive breeding programs, in alliance with other
non-governmental organizations (NGOs, sounds like the WTO shindig) and
government agencies? Should we be a fish trading club? We're an amalgam of
these now. Can we, should we, take more active roles? There are about 450
NANFA members. Does this seem like a lot, a few? The organization is
basically healthy now, so this is a good moment to think about these points.
The floor is open (as always!).

--Bruce Stallsmith
Huntsville, AL
"It's 10 p.m.; do you know where your _Campostoma_ is?"

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