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North American Native Fishes Association Annual Convention 2020 (SC)
March 19, 2020 - March 22, 2020
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 Auction.
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