2020 NANFA Convention|
will be March 19-22, 2020
at Saluda Shoals Park
Environmental Education Center
in Columbia, South Carolina.
Shoals Park is located at
5605 Bush River Rd.
Columbia, SC 29212
Lodging is at the Holiday Inn Express in Harbinson (211
Lanneau Court, Columbia, SC 29212). Rate is $109/night for double
rooms. Reserve rooms by calling (803) 732-2229 Use reservation group
code NANFA. Last day to book is March 1, 2020.
March 19 – Travel day to
Columbia and check in at the Holiday Inn Express. Informal afternoon
visit to Columbia Dam Fishway and evening workshops on live fish
photography and Photoshop.
March 20 – Presentations on
sturgeon work in South Carolina, Broadtail Madtoms, ETY Fish Project,
Blackbanded Sunfish, and more; Hidden Rivers film showing; Banquet and
March 21 and 22 – Field Trips
Trip 1: Upstate – Fieryblack shiners, Seagreen darters, Piedmont darters, piedmont shiners, greenfin shiners, plus many more!
Trip 2: Sandhills –
Blackbanded sunfish, bluespotted sunfish, dollar sunfish, lined
topminnow, everglades pygmy sunfish, banded pygmy sunfish & more.
Trip 3: Coastal Plain
– Bluefin killi, golden topminnow, least killi, bluespotted sunfish,
dollar sunfish, blackbanded sunfish, swamp darter, savannah darter,
blackbanded darter, lowland shiner & many more!
Trip 4: More Sandhills!
– Savannah darter, yellowfin shiner, bluehead chub, speckled madtom,
tadpole madtom, Christmas darter, whitefin shiner, blackbanded sunfish,
bluespotted sunfish, dollar sunfish, everglades pygmy sunfish, banded
pygmy sunfish, lined topminnow, lowland shiner & more!
Fishing licenses will be required and are available here.
Regular: $100 Includes speakers, trips, banquet, and convention shirt
Spouse: $35 Includes banquet and convention shirt only
Students: $50 Includes speakers, trips, banquet, and convention shirt
Shirts are screenprinted
on a white, super soft blended tee. This is the same type of shirt used
for the newest NANFA shirts, featuring a Southern Redbelly Dace.
Everyone attending the convention will receive a t-shirt as they are
included in registration. You may also purchase additional shirts or
shirts early if you would like any extras.
To register click here.
more information, to donate items to the annual NANFA auction, or to
volunteer to help in any way, contact Dustin Smith
(email@example.com), Stephen Beaman (firstname.lastname@example.org), or Matt