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WISCONSIN & MINNESOTA AQUACULTURE CONFERENCE 2024

DATE: MARCH 22-23RD
LOCATION: LEGENDARY WATERS RESORT AND CASINO

Wisconsin’s annual aquaculture conference continues to be the largest aquaculture event in the upper Midwest. This year’s conference will be a joint event with Minnesota, and include over 40 presenters from industry, state, federal and tribal facilities and organizations. This conference will also include tours of various local facilities including the UWSP NADF, Red Cliff Tribal Hatchery, Red Cliff Fish Company and Bodin’s processing facility. With both Wisconsin and Minnesota aquaculture associations, this conference is also in collaboration and supported by The Great Lakes Aquaculture Collaborative, Wisconsin Sea Grant, Minnesota Sea Grant and UWSP NADF.

Questions regarding the conference, contact UWSP NADF Outreach Specialist, Emma Hauser: ehauser@uwsp.edu

ADDITIONAL CONFERENCE OPPORTUNITY

Recirculating Aquaculture Systems Workshop: Saturday, March 23rd, 8am-12 noon. Workshop is being hosted by UWSP Northern Aquaculture Demonstration Facility and Ed Aneshansley, EDA Aquatic Design Services. There is $100.00 registration fee to attend this workshop and is in addition to the conference registration. This workshop is separate from the rest of the conference on Saturday, reconvening at the casino for lunch at 12:00pm. For more information or to register, contact UWSP NADF Emma Hauser ehauser@uwsp.edu . Workshop will be limited to the first 30 registrations.

TRAVEL ASSISTANCE TO UNDERREPRESENTED GROUPS:

The Sea Grant Great Lakes Aquaculture Collaborative (GLAC) will provide reimbursement funds for students, current or potential producers, and speakers from historically excluded or underrepresented groups to attend and/or present at this conference.