Students Learn Aqua-Culture To Raise Fish

Teacher Tim Byrne (left) works with students to build two large fish tanks.
By: 
Ed Barber
Staff Writer

Students in Lake Region Union High School's horticulture program are learning to raise more than vegetables. Teacher Tim Byrne is starting a fish farm to raise hundreds of Tilapia weighing up to two pounds each. After teaching for years at North Country Career Center Byrne decided on a change of scenery and applied for the vacant horticulture position at Lake Region. He also teaches alternative energy and carpentry. Read more in the Newport Daily Express.

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