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>From: Christopher Scharpf <ichthos_at_charm.net>
>To: NANFA e-mail list <nanfa_at_aquaria.net>
>Subject: NANFA-- And now a few words from our sponsor
>Date: Tue, 13 Nov 2001 20:04:29 -0400
>TO NANFA MEMBERS:
>Just wanted to let you know that the Fall American Currents was mailed to
>the printer today. Among the topics covered in this issue are:
>* keeping brook trout in aquaria
>* politics and conservation of the Rio Grande silvery minnow
>* captive propagation of slender chubs (Erimystax)
>* the endangered bonytail chub
>* the "extinct" robust redhorse
>* egg-mimic darters
>* aquarium spawning of the stoneroller
>* AND MORE!
>In addition, you'll be introduced to the new NANFA Breeders Award Program,
>in which your prowess at breeding natives is acknowledged and rewarded.
>Once the issue's printed and shipped to the mailhouse and mailed bulk rate,
>it should start arriving (fingers crossed) during the middle of December.
>Note: If your membership lapsed in August, September or October, renew now
>so that you do not miss this issue.
>I've always found it curious that there are many people who are
>interested in native fishes to join this list, yet who haven't joined the
>organization that brings this list to you: NANFA.
>Well, if you join now, I personally guarantee that you'll receive the next
>American Currents -- 40 fact-, fun- and fish-filled pages that's bound to
>make any native fish enthusiast be even more enthusiastic about the fishes
>we care so deeply about. In fact, for as little as $20, you'll receive 4
>issues -- that's 160 pages! -- of in-depth articles and news items on the
>biology, conservation, collecting, and aquarium care of North American
>(A free sample issue, in PDF format, is available on NANFA's website at
>But that's not all. In addition to receiving American Currents, you can
>satisfaction in knowing that a portion of your dues helps fund NANFA's
>Conservation and Education Grant programs. In less than two years, NANFA
>awarded over $2700 in grant monies to help educate the public about the
>existence and ecological importance of non-game freshwater fishes, and to
>conduct vital scientific research that can aid the conservation of native
>fishes, particularly those that are threatened or endangered.
>Other membership benefits include:
>TRADING POST, for advertising fishes, fish eggs, plants, publications --
>anything related to native fishes and fishkeeping. Appears quarterly in
>American Currents and monthly on this very e-mail list.
>REGIONAL NANFA CHAPTERS. State and regional groups where members can get
>together to collect and discuss native fishes, remove exotics, and perform
>conservation and stream restoration work.
>NEW MEMBER PACKET. An 8-page newsletter that's sent to new NANFA members
>introducing them to NANFA, and to the fascinating world of collecting,
>keeping and conserving North America's native fishes.
>ANNUAL MEETING. Where NANFA members from around the country meet for
>lectures, collecting trips, raffles, auctions, fun and fellowship. The
>meeting will be in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
>So, won't you consider joining? Dues are just $20 a year if you live in the
>U.S. $25 a year if you live in Canada and Mexico. And $34 a year outside
>North America. (NANFA currently has members in Denmark, Germany, Italy,
>Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, Venezuela, and the United Kingdom!)
>To join, simply print out, complete and mail the application found here:
>Or just send a check or money order (in U.S. funds only, please), along
>your name and address, to:
>1107 Argonne Drive
>Baltimore, MD 21218
>And best fishes,
>editor, American Currents
>NANFA Membership Coordinator
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