Seaweed Farming Introductory Workshop
November 20 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pmFree
Hosted by Washington Sea Grant, in partnership with the Puget Sound Restoration Fund, Hood Canal Mariculture and the NOAA WDVA Veterans Conservation Corps Internship Program, this online workshop will provide participants with an overview of seaweed farming in Washington State.
Topics to be covered include:
- Suitable species for cultivation in Washington waters
- Factors to consider
- Operating a seaweed farm in Washington State
- A survey of potential markets
Click HERE to view the draft agenda.
The recorded webinar will be available on the Washington Sea Grant website by mid-December.
This webinar-based workshop is being broadcast live from Pacific Lutheran University. Limited space is available for veterans and active-duty military personnel to attend in person, where they will learn about additional seaweed farming programming and benefits offered through the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs. If you qualify, and would like to attend in person, please fill out THIS FORM.
Topics introduced at this workshop will be covered in depth at a multi-day Seattle-based training in early 2020 (dates and location TBA). Only individuals who complete this November workshop (or review the archived recording) will be eligible to apply for the multi-day training.
Funding for this workshop provided by the National Sea Grant College Program, with additional support from the NOAA WDVA Veterans Conservation Corps Internship Program. Also sponsored by the Pacific Lutheran University Center for Military Support.
The webinar is free, but RSVPs are REQUIRED.
Select ‘1’ below and hit ‘Confirm RSVP’. A link to register for the webinar will be sent to you within 24 hours.