AWARD PROGRAM 2020 Nomination Deadline April 1, 2020
AREA will select one graduate student and two AREA members to receive scholarships. Download Nomination Form These scholarships include:
Complimentary conference registration
One-year AREA membership
Travel stipend (not to exceed $750)
Roland Sigurdson Outstanding Aquatic Education Program Download Nomination Form Recognizes
any member’s aquatic education programming that increases public
appreciation for, and understanding of, the values of aquatic resources
and/or provides/promotes angler education and fishing opportunities to
Steve Campbell Outstanding Aquatic EducatorDownload Nomination Form Recognizes
a member’s effort in the area of increasing public appreciation for,
and understanding of, the values of aquatic resources and is a leader in
providing/promoting angler education and fishing opportunities to
diverse audiences in a fun, energetic and enthusiastic manner.
Exceptional Support of AREA or an AREA Program Download Nomination Form Nominees
in this category may be individuals, organizations, businesses, or
volunteers, who have demonstrated exceptional and ongoing effort to
support Aquatic Resources Education Association (AREA) or its program
providers on a local and/or national level.
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.