The Iowa Hunter Education Instructors Association was awarded a George H.W. Bush Vamos A Pescar™ Education grant to engage diverse audiences, including Hispanic families, in fishing this summer and fall in the Des Moines Metro and other Central Iowa communities, as well as the Cedar Falls/Waterloo area.
Program partners include Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Dallas and Black Hawk Counties, the Iowa Latino Center, Johnston Parks and Recreation and Des Moines Parks and Recreation along with several local organizations and businesses.
The grant is sponsored by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources’ Fish Iowa! angler education program and the Recreational Fishing and Boating Foundation’s (RBFF) Vamos A Pescar program.
Media Contact: Barb Gigar, Iowa Department of Natural Resources, 515-494-3891.