Intro to Aquaponics - Woodbine

Introduction to Aquaponics  
Time: 10am to 4:30pm
Location: Woodbine Ecology Center,
2584 N. State Hwy 67 | Sedalia, CO 80135
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Cost: $75
Course Description: This class will provide participants the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of aquaponics in a beautiful mountain setting at Woodbine Ecology Center, a living classroom environment addressing the fundamental social and ecological issues of our times. Woodbine programs offer the skills and resources necessary for egalitarian, self-reliant, and sustainable living. By promoting and integrating indigenous values and sustainable community we seek to re-establish our balance in the circle of life. 
The Introduction to Aquaponics course will be a combination of classroom lecture and hands on work among three different aquaponics systems. The course covers the major topics listed below...
  • 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
Additional information: Since the class is held in a mountain setting, dress for both hot and cold temperatures. Please bring a sack lunch, a reuseable water bottle and snacks for yourself or to share with the group.