Environmental Education Resources for Teachers, Parents and Kids
(Aquatic Conservation + Education = FAC Outreach
Building an Understanding and
Our Aquatic Natural Resources)
Kids enjoy a day learning how to fish at Carson National Fish Hatchery's Free Fishing Day, WA. Photo Credit: Cheri Anderson/USFWS
Native Fish in the Classroom, helping to introduce native fish species and conservation stewardship to students. Photo Credit: USFWS
Fishing is fun! At Bozeman Fish Technology Center, MT, fishing event. Photo Credit: Jim Dubovsky/USFWS
Alchesay Williams Creek NFH volunteers helps staff with trout production. Photo Credit: USFWS
The Lower Great Lakes Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office in NY and partners hosted a Veteran’s Fishing Day. Photo Credit: Catherine Gatenby/USFWS
Invasive zebra mussels on a native mussel. Help Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers! Photo Credit: Washington, D.C. Library
Engaging the next generation of conservationists, our field stations, located throughout the country, provide outdoor education areas and field-study opportunities, host festivals and events, introduce newcomers to recreational fishing and other outdoor skills and develop tools for teaching today’s conservation ethic. Our staff engage people of all ages through agency employment programs, Friends groups and in partnership with states and tribes. Educational programs and campaigns like Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers, provide guidance toward responsible outdoor behaviors. We invest in these activities to help tomorrow’s leaders be better equipped to face conservation challenges.
Visit Our Facilities
With locations throughout the U.S., chances are, there is a Fish and Aquatic Conservation office or hatchery near you! We invite you to visit us and learn more about our staff and the work they do.
Volunteer With Us
Are you interested in aquatic conservation? Do you enjoy the outdoors and working with others? If you responded yes, then think about becoming a volunteer or a Fisheries Friend.
Education Products and Programs
Want to learn more about fish and aquatic conservation? You’ve landed on the right page. Whether an educator, youth program leader, or someone wanting to learn more, our products, from fact sheets to a lesson on fish migration, are just a download away.
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