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Rutgers Cooperative Extension presents: “What’s The Catch? New Jersey Seafood & Healthy Living” Part 1

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New Jersey is well-known as the Garden State, but are you also aware of the many great types of local seafood from New Jersey? In recognition of October being National Seafood Month, join us to learn about our state’s fishing and aquaculture industries on October 14th.

Then, on October 28th, join us to learn about the nutritional benefits of seafood, recommended dietary guidelines for fish consumption, and how to prepare seafood.

Featured Speakers:
Dr. Douglas Zemeckis, Agriculture & Natural Resources County Agent III, Rutgers Cooperative Extension (RCE) Ocean, Atlantic, and Monmouth Counties and Lisa M. Calvo, Marine Scientist/Aquaculture Extension Program Coordinator at Haskin Shellfish Research Laboratory.

Topics covered on New Jersey’s Fishing and Aquaculture Industries will include:
-The many types of seafood that are harvested or grown
-Awareness of the responsible and sustainable practices adopted by stakeholders
-The science and management that supports the sustainability of these industries and New Jersey’s marine ecosystems.

Register by Friday, October 9.

Part 2 will take place on October 28.


Wednesday, October 14, 2020

6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Event Type

Industry & Academic Experts