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UPEI Climate Research Lab hosting symposium - March 11

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The UPEI Climate Research Lab is hosting a 1 day symposium on Tuesday, March 11 entitled "Climate Change and Aquaculture: A science symposium to communicate current research and science activities to the Atlantic Region’s aquaculture industry." The event will be held in the Lecture Theatre, Main Floor, Regis and Joan Duffy Research Centre, from 9:00 am-3:00 pm. Lunch will be provided to registered participants in the adjacent meeting room. There is no fee to attend the seminar, but space is limited and pre-registration is required. Please register here: Topics and speakers to include: The Aquaculture Industry on Prince Edward Island - Peter Warris, Research & Development Coordinator, PEI Aquaculture Alliance Atlantic Region’s Changing Climate - Adam Fenech, Director, Climate Research Lab, University of Prince Edward Island Climate change implications on aquaculture management and research - Gregor Reid, St. Andrews Biological Station, Fisheries and Oceans Canada Climate Change and Ecosystem Health for Aquaculture – Bivalves and Finfish - Sophie St. Hilaire, Atlantic Veterinary College First Nations Aquaculture: Preparing for Climate Change - Randy Angus, Mi’kmaq Confederacy of PEI Impacts of Agricultural Practices on Freshwater and Coastal Environments under a Changing Climate - Michael van den Heuvel, Canada Research Chair in Watershed Ecological Integrity, UPEI Preparing Harbour Infrastructure for a Changing Climate - Bryan Daye, Small Craft Harbours, Fisheries and Oceans Canada Private Aquaculture Facility Response to Storm Surges - Gerry Johnson, Halibut PEI This event is funded by the Atlantic Canada Adaptation Solutions Association (ACASA), a partnership of the four Atlantic provinces and Natural Resources Canada to support adaptation to climate change in the region. For further information, please contact Leanne at 620.5221 or