Posted on February 13, 2017 by Andrew Mahoney
Greenbelt's "State of Our Oceans" Lecture and Film Series is now in full swing, with the third part of the series quickly approaching. If you have not attended the past events, don't miss your chance to become immersed in this series and learn about a variety of interesting ocean-themed topics.
Following along with the theme of fishing presented in the last event, join us on Wednesday February 22nd from 2:00-3:30 pm at the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge Auditorium in Newburyport as Ted Maney of Salem State University gives a presentation on the science of aquaculture and its growing importance. Space can fill up quickly, so make sure you RSVP if you plan on attending!
Mr. Maney will give a 60-minute presentation with specific emphasis on what aquaculture is and how it works, why it is becoming increasingly important, and how it can help rehibilitate wild fish populations. Learn about the variety of fish species that can are being aquacultured, as well as how this process is prevelent in New England and Massachusetts. Aquaculture is becoming more well-known and is starting to play a bigger role in the fishing industry. There will be time for discussion after the lecture, and refreshments will be served throughout the event.
The goal of this event is for people to gain a better understanding of the process of aquaculture its impact on the harvest of fish, the pros and cons associated with aquaculture, and to give people a sense of hope that we can make a difference in helping to ensure healthier fish populations for future generations. For more information about the event click here, or contact Andrew.