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Barnstable County Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Accepting Registration for 2021 Virtual Fundamentals of Shellfish Farming Course

Contact: Abigail Archer
Fisheries & Aquaculture Specialist
Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Marine Program and Woods Hole Sea Grant

BARNSTABLE, MA (12/18/20) — Are you interested in shellfish aquaculture? The Cape Cod Cooperative Extension, Southeastern MA Aquaculture Center & Woods Hole Sea Grant are offering a 10 week online course on the Fundamentals of Shellfish Farming. Course topics include shellfish biology, clam and oyster culture techniques, predator control, permitting, safety, and an intro to business management. Class will meet virtually via Zoom on Thursdays from 7:00-8:15PM starting on February 4th. The cost for the course is $75.00.
To register, please email Abigail Archer or call 508-375-6702. Registration deadline is January 28.

More details about the course can be found at the website

About Cape Cod Cooperative Extension: Cape Cod Cooperative Extension is the education department for Barnstable County and educates the public on topics as diverse as deer ticks to water quality. The goal of the Marine Program is to establish education
programs in marine resource development, to assist with problems concerning coastal industries and the management of coastal resources, and to transfer technological innovations and informational materials to public officials, educators, and marine user groups. Visit