AREA

AQUATIC RESOURCES EDUCATION ASSOCIATION

WELCOME to the 14th Annual Biennial Training

October 5-9, 2019

Rapid City, South Dakota

The AREA 14th Biennial Training is Hosted by South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks



AGENDA (subject to update)

Aquatic Resources Education Association Training Conference 2020  Download PDF
October 5-9, 2020
Rapid City, South Dakota
Best Western Ramkota Hotel (lodging, hospitality room and partial food service (Minerva))
Training will be at the Outdoor Campus-West, Rapid City (all training programs)

           https://gfpga.sd.gov/outdoor-learning/outdoor-campus/west/default.aspx

  • Sunday, October 4th 2020
  • Travel (AREA Board and Conference Committee)
  • Board and Conference Committee Arrival
  • Dinner on own
  • Monday, October 5th 2020
  • Travel (AREA Conference Attendees)
  • Registration throughout day at hotel
  • Reception 6-8 PM
  • Dinner on own
  • Hospitality at Hotel 8-10 PM
  • Tuesday, October 6th 2020
  • Breakfast on own at hotel
  • Membership bused to Outdoor Campus (OC)
  • Program at Outdoor Campus 9 AM – 5 PM (Snacks and Lunch served at OC)
  • Membership bused back to Hotel
  • Dinner served at Hotel (New members dinner includes all membership)
  • Hospitality at Hotel 8-10 PM
  • Wednesday, October 7th 2020
  • Breakfast on own at hotel
  • Membership bused to Outdoor Campus (OC)
  • Program at Outdoor Campus 9 AM – 5 PM (Snacks and Lunch served at OC)
  • Membership bused back to Hotel
  • Dinner on own
  • Hospitality at Hotel 8-10 PM
  • Thursday, October 8th 2020
  • Breakfast on own at hotel
  • Membership bused to Outdoor Campus (OC)
  • Program at Outdoor Campus 9 AM – 12 PM (Snacks and Lunched served at OC)
  • Membership bused back to Hotel
  • Membership bused to Mount Rushmore 3 PM (explore time 3 – 6 PM)
  • Dinner served at Mount Rushmore (6 PM Reception, 7 PM Dinner, Awards, etc.)
  • Friday, October 9th 2020
  • Travel
  • Day plans on own



About us

AREA members participate in a national effort toward education, conservation, legislation, cooperation, science, research, information dissemination, restoration, evaluation, management, recognition, and similar functions related to aquatics and aquatic programs. 

Become a member

By joining AREA, you have direct access to national, regional, and local levels of support and expertise. You will have opportunities to participate in conferences and seminars and enjoy daily dialogue with aquatic scientists and leaders from all walks of life.  AREA members share professional experience; share a positive reputation with legislators and local groups alike; and members are able to get in on the ground floor of legislation, current developments, technical and research projects, and access vast amounts of information.

Find us

Look at the Regional listing for your AREA Regional Representative.

For payment assistance, contact Treasurer Steve Marshall, Phone: 561-292-6050, Email: steve.marshall@myfwc.com

For member assistance, contact Member Support,  Carol Paterick, Phone: 301-805-0784, carolpaterick@gmail.com.


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