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Youth & Student Activities

Learn saltwater fishing skills and conservation ethics by participating in a Kids' Saltwater Fishing Clinic or one of our many other Saltwater Fishing Programs like Youth Saltwater Fishing Camps and Nature Coast Fishing for Youth in Cedar Key. 

The Junior Hunting Safety Program provides elementary school children with fun and engaging activities about outdoor ethics, gun safety and wildlife conservation.

The Florida panther and Florida manatee are two of Florida's most fascinating animals. Explore our links to learn all about these state animals, what they need to survive and how you can help them.


Workbook Activities

Want a Career in Conservation?

Meet a Scientist - Fish and Wildlife Research Institute scientists answer questions about their schooling and areas of research. An interview with different researcher is featured every quarter.

Get your feet wet with an internship.  College students and postgraduates can gain hands-on experience and mentoring in biological science or associated fields while working with our researchers. Internships are generally three to four months in length. Areas of research and location of study will vary based upon current opportunities. Learn about these internships and how to apply.

How about a career in fish and wildlife law enforcement? Read about the requirements, application process and training programs.