Aquatic Research & Conservation Society, Inc.
To support and promote fisheries research and conservation through science and public outreach.
Conduct scientific fisheries research through field sampling involving collaborative efforts with other entities (including but not limited to private citizens, non-profit organizations, and universities);
Participate in conservation of cartilaginous and teleost fishes through research and outreach;
Collaborate with universities and other educational entities to prepare students for careers in wildlife biology, conservation, and management through field, laboratory, and data analysis experiences;
Conduct workshops and outreach activities that expand knowledge of fisheries science and management;
Ensure the continuation of the corporation through ongoing recruitment of volunteers, citizen scientists, and any individuals who have an interest in furthering the mission of the corporation; and
Support external research through grant funding, endowments, or other sources when applicable.