2000 AREA Conference
October 25-29
Omni Inner Harbor, Baltimore, MD

Schedule of Events

Thursday, October 26, 2000
TIME   Meeting Room Speakers Information
7:30 A.M. Registration Opens

Closes at 8:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

8:30 A.M. Opening Session

1 hr, 30 minutes

Welcome: AREA Conference Committee

Welcome to Baltimore: MD DNR

From the Chair: Evolution, Carl Richardson, Chairperson AREA Board of Directors

10:00 A.M. Break

10:00 - 10:15 a.m.

10:15 A.M. Concurrent Sessions

55 minutes

Project WET Update, Cindy Grove, MDDNR Project WET Coordinator Fishing Partners: Iowa DNR and 4-H Making a Difference,

Judy Levings, Iowa State University Extension

Barb Gigar, Iowa DNR

An Overview of Three Aquatic Education Programs in Missouri

Janice Schnake Green, Southwest Missouri State University

11:15 A.M. Concurrent Sessions

55 minutes

Aquatic Nuisance Species

Joe Starnichak, USFWS

Evaluation of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's Education Programs, Dr. Michela Zint, University of Michigan Evaluating Florida's Kids Fishing Clinics: the First Years

Rob Kramer, Florida Department of Fish and Wildlife

12:15 P.M. Lunch, Provided

12:15 - 1:30 p.m.

1:30 P.M. Concurrent Sessions

55 minutes

Tips for Effective Interpretation, Cindy Borgwordt, MO Department of Conservation Panel Discussion: Long Term Community Based Fishing Programs

Phil Genova Moderator

Evaluation of the PA 4-H Sportfishing Program

Marisa E. Oliva, Pennsylvania State University

2:30 P.M. Concurrent Sessions

55 minutes

Using the Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation to Achieve State ARE Goals

Bruce Matthews, CEO, RBFF

SC Reel Kids: Youth and Fishing in South Carolina, BeBe Harrison, SC DNR Cases Studies/Evaluation of Aquatic Resource Education in Southeastern United States

Dr. Charles Tedlie Louisiana State University

3:25 P.M. Break

3:25 - 3:40 p.m.

4:00 P.M. Federal Aid Meetings

4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

6:00 P.M. Dinner On Your Own  

*Meals Included in Registration*
- Continental Breakfast
- Breaks all day
- Lunch