Foundation, recently presented a check for $50,000 to the Wildlife Foundation of Florida to help fund FYCCN saltwater fishing camps that infuse in youthconservation ethics and a sense of stewardship related to the sport of fishing.
“We are proud and excited to partner with
FYCCN in furtherance of our
marine educational programs and goals,” said Dr. Harvey. “This partnership will
help us to teach and develop the next generation of responsible Florida sportsmen
“The importance of developing in our children a strong personal connection
ature and a conservation ethic to match cannot be overstated,” said
“The future of the state’s natural resources depends on it.”
With help such as this, the FYCCN is expanding its network of youth centersto teach kids basic principles of conservation and outdoor ethics. They also stresstraditional outdoor recreational skills that include fishing, shooting sports, boating,wildlife viewing and more. Visit FYCCN.org for more information.
FYCCN is a true “network.”
The effectiveness of over 225 statewide partnersworking together is creating the base necessary to make a difference in the lives of
Florida’s youth. Parks and Recreation departments, nature centers, volunteer
groups, clubs and environmental organizations, private landowners, sporting goodsstores and and people who want to help with programming all are contributing tothe cause.By implementing the network along the lines of a hub and spoke structure,FYCCN
includes “Wild Outdoors” centers that offer deep
-woods experiences, as well