Hooked On Fishing – Not On Drugs® Workshop Scheduled for May 29 At Tannehill Historical State Park
“Hooked On Fishing – Not On Drugs®” (HOFNOD) uses a mentor-based fishing program to teach fishing skills and positive life choices. On Thursday, May 29, the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources will host a “Hooked on Fishing – Not on Drugs” workshop at the Historical Schoolhouse in Tannehill Historical State Park. Tannehill is located just off I-59 between Tuscaloosa and Birmingham. This one-day workshop will allow participants to conduct a mentor-based fishing program that will make a difference in children’s lives. Science teachers, physical education teachers, counselors, Boys and Girls Club workers, bass club members, parks and recreation department employees, and volunteers are invited to improve the lives of youth through HOFNOD skills. Mature high school students who would like to mentor younger students are also welcome. Participants may register for the event by contacting Maurice Jackson with the Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division at maurice [dot] jackson [at] dcnr [dot] alabama [dot] gov or (205) 477-6301. Lodging may be reserved at (205) 477-5711. The deadline for registration is May 26, 2008.