Recirculating Aquaculture Systems: Water Reuse for Intensive Fish Culture Course

Event
Monday, November 2, 2015 - 8:00am to Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 5:00pm
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November 2 - 5, 2015, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA

COURSE DESCRIPTION
This four-day course presented by The Conservation Fund’s Freshwater Institute staff will cover the fundamentals of design and management of water reuse systems. The course will be taught at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point between 11/02/15 – 11/05/15, including a site visit to nearby commercial recirculation aquaculture operation, and an optional post-course tour of a local aquaponics research facility.
Over the week, the following subjects will be taught:
● Carrying Capacity                                    ● Gas Conditioning
● Culture Tank Design                               ● Biofiltration
● Solids Control                                           ● Fish Health & Biosecurity
● Water Quality Considerations               ● Ozonation and UV
● Design Case Studies: Partial Reuse & Fully-Recycle Systems

LOCATION
Dreyfus University Center (Laird Room)
1015 Reserve Street, Stevens Point, WI 54481
http://www.uwsp.edu/centers/event-planning/Pages/Dreyfus-University-Center.aspx

INSTRUCTORS
Steven T. Summerfelt, Ph.D., P.E., Director of Aquaculture Systems Research
Brian J. Vinci, Ph.D., P.E., Director of Engineering Services
Christopher M. Good, D.V.M., Ph.D., Director of Aquatic Veterinary Research

REGISTRATION
To register online, visit:
https://salsa3.salsalabs.com/o/50714/p/salsa/event/common/public/?event_KEY=82615
Deadline: October 25, 2015 (limited enrollment)
Tuition: $850 (USD); $950 (USD) after October 1, 2015

FOR FURTHER REGISTRATION AND SITE INFORMATION:
Margarita Carey, +1 304.876.7924

Lodging
A block of room has been reserved at the nearby County Inn & Suites. Call 715-345-7000 to book your lodging room using the reservation code “RAS.”

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