MOAFS is a scientific and professional organization composed of persons dedicated to the conservation, enhancement, and restoration of aquatic resources. The goals of MOAFS are:
to advance the conservation, development, and wise use of aquatic resources for optimum use and enjoyment by people,
to facilitate the distribution of information regarding the aquatic sciences,
to promote and to evaluate the educational, scientific, and professional aspects of the aquatic sciences, and
to provide an organizational structure that equitably represents its members, develops opportunities for effective leadership, and generates the resources necessary to accomplish Chapter programs.