September, 2023

The 2023 RAS Course is scheduled for September 19–22 at the National Conservation Training Center in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. This four-day course presented by The Conservation Fund’s Freshwater Institute will cover the fundamentals of water recirculating systems for fish culture including mass balances to maintain water quality, unit process design, fish health, biosecurity and system operation. Course materials provided to participants include a binder of all presentations and the latest edition of the book, Recirculating Aquaculture. The course includes a tour of the RAS facilities at the Freshwater Institute.


  • For more information on the course and how to register click here.
  • You can download a flier for the event here.