[USC02] 16 USC 760aa-4: Hatchery education program development
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16 USC 760aa-4: Hatchery education program development Text contains those laws in effect on October 19, 2019
From Title 16-CONSERVATIONCHAPTER 9B-NATIONAL FISH HATCHERY SYSTEM ENHANCEMENT
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§760aa–4. Hatchery education program development

(a) Guidance

Not later than 1 year after October 16, 2006, the Secretary of the Interior shall develop guidance for the hatchery education programs to further the mission of the System and the purposes of individual hatcheries through-

(1) providing outdoor classroom opportunities for students on fish hatcheries that combine educational curricula with the personal experiences of students relating to fish, aquatic species, and their habitat, and to the cultural and historical resources of the hatcheries;

(2) promoting understanding and conservation of fish, aquatic species, and the cultural and historical resources of the hatcheries; and

(3) improving scientific literacy in conjunction with both formal and nonformal education programs.

(b) Hatchery programs

Based on the guidance developed under subsection (a), the Secretary of the Interior may, with assistance from the Fish and Wildlife Management Assistance Program, develop or enhance hatchery educational programs as appropriate, based on the resources of individual hatcheries and the opportunities available for such programs in State, local, and private schools. In developing and implementing each program, the Secretary should cooperate with State and local education authorities, and may cooperate with partner organizations in accordance with subsection (d).1

( Pub. L. 109–360, §6, Oct. 16, 2006, 120 Stat. 2060 .)

1 So in original. No subsec. (d) has been enacted.