February 20, 2020

MEDIA CONTACT: MaryAnn Wagner, Communications, 206-616-5363, maryannb@uw.edu

                                Teri King, Marine Water Quality Specialist, 360-432-3054, guatemal@uw.edu.

Shellfish Growers Conference to Discuss Critical and Emerging Issues for Washington Aquaculture

27th Annual Conference for Shellfish Growers March 11-12

Washington Sea Grant is once again hosting the 27th annual Conference for Shellfish Growers at the Alderbrook Resort and Spa in Union, WA.

The Conference for Shellfish Growers brings together shellfish producers, managers, researchers, and students to discuss issues, expertise, and current research related to shellfish biology and aquaculture. Experts will present on topics such as climate change, coastal hazards, invasive species like green crabs, and burrowing shrimp control.

What: 27th Conference for Shellfish Growers

When: Monday, March 9th and Tuesday, March 10th, 2020

Where: Alderbrook Resort & Spa, Union, WA

Registration before February 21st is $130 and is $170 thereafter. Visit our website to register online at http://bit.ly/27th-shellfish-growers-registration or contact the conference organizer Teri King at: 360.432.3054, guatemal@uw.edu.

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