Please fill out this form to make an account and register for Spring 2024 if you have not done so already. You need one account per registrant.
- Instructor: Dr. Hisham Abdelrahman
- Time: Tuesdays @ 6:30-9:30PM (EST)
- Date: January 30 – May 7, 2024
- Platform: In-person (RWU Bristol Camus, Rhode Island, USA) and Remote option available
- Cost: $300 (payment details below)
Applied Shellfish Farming will provide an introduction and the needed technical background via weekly in-person and zoom lectures to undertake or work within a small shellfish farming enterprise. Topics in the course include: an overview of shellfish farming, shellfish biology, farm site selection, the permitting process and regulatory aspects of securing and maintaining a lease, an overview of shellfish nursery and grow-out systems, risk management strategies, other technical aspects of shellfish farming, and business and marketing management advice from a variety of guest lecturers whom are professionals in their field. Upon completion of this course, Participants will have a firm understanding of shellfish biology and develop the technical knowledge pertaining to operating a shellfish business.
The non-RWU student cost for the course is $300 USD.
Payment for this course will be required via debit or credit card when you making an account in order to finalize registration.