Lectures at Northeastern Marine Science Center

The Northeastern University Marine Science Center is hosting a selection of Lecture Series this fall. The first lecture is:    Environmental Benefits and Impacts of Aquaculture and Relevance to the North Shore

Lecturer: Dr. Joe Buttner

Dr. Joe Buttner is an Associate Professor of Biology at Salem State University. He is a AFS Certified Fisheries Scientist with an aquaculture specialization. His research and extension efforts target freshwater and marine organisms. From fin-fish to shellfish, as well as open, semi-closed and closed systems – Dr. Buttner has delivered in excess of 100 presentations before professional, technical and lay audiences.

This lecture has been scheduled for Tuesday, October 19 at 7PM

Free and open to the public – no need to RSVP

Light refreshments will be served starting at 6:30PM

Lecture will be held at the Marine Science Center located at: 430 Nahant Road, Nahant, MA 01908

Aquaculture Seminar for Educators

Topics in Aquaculture is a 4-credit, one-week course that provides an overview of aquaculture with emphasis on applications in New England.  Participants gain the skills needed to set up and operate a small, recirculating aquaculture system as a living laboratory in their classroom. Held June 22-26 at Cat Cove Marine Laboratory, Department of Biology, Salem State College, Salem, MA.  For details contact instructor Joe Buttner <>