Want to Farm Shellfish? Barnstable County Has a Course for You...

Classes start March 20th - Cape Cod Cooperative Extension


Interested in getting into shellfish aquaculture, or already there but want to learn more?

The Cooperative Extension Marine Program offers a class that addresses all phases of shellfish aquaculture production. Cost for the 8 week course is $150.00.  

The 2019 course will begin on Thursday, March 21, 2019 and will run every Thursday night through May 16th. 

The class will be held at the Barnstable County Complex – Harborview Conference Room on Route 6A in Barnstable and will meet from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Additional optional weekend field trips will be offered to enrolled students (times and dates to be determined).

Students may audit the course or opt to take it as a certification course. Certification will be issued by the Southeastern Massachusetts Aquaculture Center (SEMAC) Board of Directors to students with an exam score of 80% or better.

If you would like to sign up, or have questions about the class please call or email Abigail Archer at 508-375-6702 or [email protected]

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