AREA is organized for educational purposes. AREA members include representatives of State, Federal, industry, fisheries and educational professionals involved in aquatic resource education programs. The Nationwide non-profit Association is created to foster, promote and encourage aquatic education with the following purposes:
Increase ARE effectiveness
Provide expertise regarding aquatic education issues, strategies and methodologies
Provide an organized forum for discussion, deliberation, and resolution
Support aquatic resource management programs
Develop strategic plans for the future; provide organization and direction to AREA members
Serve as a liaison between agencies, industry and state aquatic resource education coordinators
Promote education and wise-use management and conservation of aquatic resources and those recreational sports related to them.
If you would like to schedule a meeting with the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation at AREA, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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