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AREA North Central Region Conference October 2019

January 15, 2019 4:30 AM | Anonymous

SAVE THE DATE! WEEK OF OCTOBER 7 - 11, 2019

Why? We are holding the A.R.E.A. - North Central Region Conference - Fall 2019

Where? The Great State of Michigan has offered to host and we accepted the invitation.

Benefits? The Prime salmon run is on, great fishing opportunities are available, and a tour with perhaps a hands on session taking eggs at the weir. 

Planning Committee being formed. If you would like to assist with the A.R.E.A. - North Central Region Conference - Fall 2019 - Planning Committee please let me know. Email michaelbrand314@gmail.com 

This is your Conference!   Be a part of it!  Mark your Calendars today!

Michael R. Brand
Aquatics Resource Education Association
Board of Directors
North Central Region Representative
cell: 314-477-8120


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About us

Our organization leads the discussions for aquatic leaders. 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.

Find us

Look at the AREA listing for your Regional Representative.

For payment assistance, contact Treasurer Sarah Chabaane, Phone: 803-737-8483, Email: chabaanes@dnr.sc.gov

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


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Show your commitment to 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

We invite you to browse our Web site and to support our goals by joining AREA.

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