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Thursday, February 27 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Simple Classroom Aquaponics

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Aquaponics is an innovative urban agriculture technique that combines keeping fish with the growing of plants in a way that reduces work and waste. In this session, Urban Agriculture High coordinator, Dustin Bajer, will demonstrate how to convert a simple classroom fish tank into a closed-loop, food-producing aquaponics system for the classroom. The session will include a list of low-cost materials, detailed design considerations, tips and tricks on how to assemble and maintain your simple system, and various curricular links. A simple classroom aquaponics system is a perfect tool for teaching about design, food security, ecology, nutrient cycles, and environmental sustainability.

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Dustin Bajer

Dustin Bajer is an educator, permaculture designer, master gardener, beekeeper and self-described network nerd. Raised in the country and living in the city, Dustin is passionate about integrating the built and natural world. Dustin graduated from the University of Alberta with a... Read More →