Students Learn Aqua-Culture To Raise Fish

Teacher Tim Byrne (left) works with students to build two large fish tanks.
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.