Aquatic Ed Subprogram

Purpose

Enhance the public’s understanding of water resources, aquatic life forms, sport fishing, and develop responsible attitudes and ethics toward the aquatic environment.

Source of Funds

  • Excise taxes on sport fishing equipment and electronic motors
  • Import duties on fishing tackle, yachts, and pleasure craft
  • A portion of gasoline tax attributable to motorboats and small engines
  • Interest earned on Trust Fund

Quick Reference Guide

For more information: https://www.fws.gov/wsfrprograms/subpages/grantprograms/aquaticed/ae.htm