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Fish and Wildlife conducts a variety of educational programs for beginning hunters, anglers, teachers and the general public. Take advantage of these opportunities to increase your knowledge, understanding and enjoyment of the outdoors and New Jersey’s rich fish and wildlife resources.

Learn To Hunt

New Jersey offers outstanding hunting opportunities. Our award-winning Hunter Education course will provide what you need to know to be a safe, ethical, and successful hunter.

Freshwater Fishing Education

Freshwater fishing has never been better! Public programs and organized group classes are available to help you learn basic fishing skills and techniques.

Marine Fisheries Education

Learn about New Jersey’s marine environment and great saltwater fishing opportunities by attending a workshop or fishing education class. Programs are available for educators and the public.

Wildlife Education

Hundreds of species of wildlife call New Jersey home. Learn about our native species and some of the conservation projects and management tools used to keep wildlife populations healthy and in balance with our human population.

Outdoor Skills

Workshops are available to help you hone your outdoor skills. Programs are offered to enable participants to learn about and enjoy a variety of outdoor pursuits, including fishing, shooting sports, hunting, birding, kayaking, hiking and more.

Interactive Tools & Resources

Find a place to hunt or fish, learn about the many areas of research, management, and recreation Fish and Wildlife is involved with or sign up to be on one of our email lists here.

Teacher Resources

Fish and Wildlife offers a variety of educational programs and has materials available for educators. Improve your own knowledge and share the story of New Jersey’s wildlife and management programs with your students.

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Last Update: July 5th, 2022