Project FISH Workshops

Description:

Project FISH (Friends Involved in Sportfishing Heritage) is a sportfishing and aquatic resource education program for youth. The program's goal is to teach youth fishing skills and provide education on natural resources, environmental awareness, and fisheries stewardship to help preserve a natural heritage, while encouraging kids to appreciate the outdoors. Adult and teen volunteers are encouraged to spend time with the youth as mentors and teachers. Project FISH conducts workshops and classes in Michigan communities to educate interested teachers and volunteers on the fine art of fishing and the importance of caring for Michigan's vital aquatic resources. Workshop themes include: Michigan Aquatic Ecology; People and Fish; Tackle Crafting; and Angling Skills.

Location:

131 Natural Resources Building, MSU, East Lansing, MI, 48824.

Audience:

Teachers; youth mentoring agencies.

Partners:

MSU's Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, along with a statewide committee that includes Michigan 4-H Youth Programs, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources Fisheries Division, the Michigan United Conservation Clubs, sportfishing businesses, and volunteers.

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