The Australian Freshwater Sciences Society (AFSS) was established in 1961 as the Australian Society for Limnology, and is the peak scientific society for the study of the ecology and functioning of Australian inland waters. The Society has an active and engaged membership of over 400 scientists, policy makers and managers across state and federal agencies, universities and the private sector. Members have a strong professional interest in inland aquatic issues, in the maintenance of biodiversity, the maintenance and/or restoration of water quality, and the wise use of aquatic resources.
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The New Zealand Freshwater Sciences Society (NZFSS) began as the New Zealand Limnological Society (Limsoc) founded in 1968. It adopted a new trading name in 2005 to reflect the broad interests of current and new members whose interests span freshwater science, education, conservation and management. The society aims to “establish effective liaison between all persons interested in any aspect of fresh and brackish water research in New Zealand, and to encourage and promote these interests”.
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