|Jim Posewitz||Jim spent his career with Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, and is now Executive Director of Orion the Hunter’s Institute. Author of Beyond Fair Chase, Jim will discuss the history of the conservation movement, especially as it pertains to the western United States, and the role that hunters and anglers have played|
|Vince Yannone||Vince currently does educational programs and seminars for the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and the Discovery Channel. He will discuss Montana’s Native Fish Education Efforts, as well as share his views on the role of conservation agencies in education.|
|Ken Overcast||Ken is a third-generation rancher from northern Montana, and a singer with 6 albums and a Grammy Award nomination to his credit, as well as a storyteller and cowboy poet.|
STEP OUTSIDE program to strengthen sportfishing educational programs - Sharon
Rushton, Jodi DiCamillo, STEP
OUTSIDE Program, and Mark Duda, Responsive Management.
States’ Perspective About the Aquatic Nuisance Species Issue and the “Stop
Aquatic Hitchhikers!” Public Awareness Campaign - Joe Starinchak, USFWS,
Division of Fish & Wildlife Management Assistance.
Water, Healthy People – Innovative Water Quality Education Tools for
Professional Aquatic Educators - John Etgen, Montana State University.
Pura” : Engaging Latino Youth and Families in Aquatic Resource Issues -
Michael Marzolla and Andrez Montiel, University
of California Cooperative Extension.
CD-ROM and Database-Driven Websites – Wildlife Education for the Masses using
Multimedia and the Internet - Douglas Galarus, Information Technology Office,
University of Montana.
That Work - Texas Parks and Wildlife and Texas Cooperative Extension - Ann
Miller, Texas Parks and Wildlife and Larry Hysmith, Texas Cooperative Extension.
about FISH, aka WET, WILD and Fishy - Theresa Stabo, Wisconsin Department of
Family Service Programs - Lonnie D. Nelson, Kentucky Department Fish and
Continuum Poster Series - Lonnie D. Nelson, Kentucky Department Fish and
Unlimited’s First Cast Program – Introducing Kids to Stewardship Through Fly
Fishing - Duncan Blair, Trout Unlimited.
Eggs and Sand - Cindy Grove, Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Gary
Division of Fish and Wildlife.
Carolina Youth Aquatic Survey Results - BeBe Harrison, South Carolina Department
of Natural Resources, Mark Duda, David Allen, and Gene Hayes, Responsive
for the Future: Establishing and Maintaining a 4-H Sportfishing Program -
Douglas L. Steele, National 4-H Sportfishing Program, Mark Cronquist, Colorado
Extension Service, Jon Lyman, Alaska Fish and Game, and Larry Hysmith, Texas
of large-format interpretation materials in-house, using existing
engineering-type plotters - Michael F. O'Malley, Washington Department of Fish
Best Practices for Teachers and Educators in the Collection of Marine and
Freshwater Organisms - Rob Kramer and George Shipp, Florida Fish and Wildlife
for the Use of Summer Camp Staff to Deliver and Develop Aquatic Education
Programs - Keith Koupal, Nebraska Game and Parks, Virginia Department of Game
and Inland Fisheries, and Laura Jerome, Future Fisherman Foundation.
Mundo a Pescar: Invite Us All! - Margarita Lara and Shari Dann, Michigan State
University, Department of Fisheries & Wildlife.
to Fishing, Boating, and Aquatic Stewardship: An Updated "Pathway to
Fishing" Event-based Program - Stephanie Hussey, RBFF.
for you in big ways! An Overview of Two Major Web Tools For Aquatic Educators, www.WaterWorksWonders.org,
and www.RBFF-Education.org - Jen
the Retailer Initiative: Results of the Wal-Mart Efforts - Stephanie Hussey,
Update of Best Practices in Aquatic Resources Education Programs – Presenter to be announced, sponsored by RBFF.