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Introduction to Aquaponics Workshop

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Introduction to Aquaponics Workshop

Time: July 23, 2011 from 10am to 4:30pm
Type Group: Woodbine Ecology Center
Street: 2584 N. State Hwy. 67
City/Town: Sedalia, Colorado
Website or Map:…
Phone: 303.380.7984
Event Type: workshop, training, class, aquaponics, educational, education, sustainability
Organized By: Adrienne Rosenberg
Latest Activity: Jul 12, 2011

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Event Description

Introduction to Aquaponics

What:  Introduction to Aquaponics
When: Saturday July 23, 2011 10:00am - 4:30pm

Where: Woodbine Ecology Center, Sedalia, Co

Description: This workshop will provide participants the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of aquaponics.


The course covers:

  • Benefits of aquaponics
  • System components
  • System designs
  • Fish selection and health
  • Plant selection and health
  • Bacteria and the nitrification cycle
  • System design ratios
  • System startup procedures
  • Ongoing maintenance procedures
  • Tips and tricks


Students will leave the class understanding many of the elements necessary to select the right system components, fish and plant species, as well as how to startup and maintain a personal aquaponics system for the greatest success.


Instructors: JD and Tawnya Sawyer of Colorado Aquaoponics

Cost: $75.00

More information on registration, cost, lodging, meals, see or

Contact:, or call 303.380.7984


**The following day, there is a Hands-on Aquaponics course offered. For a course description on Hands-on Aquaponics please visit  or

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