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OceansAlaska plans training for oyster farmers

The Associated Press

JUNEAU, Alaska — After abandoning controversial plans for an aquarium, a Southeast Alaska organization hopes to make oyster farming accessible to almost anyone with classes starting early next year.

OceansAlaska will offer its first instruction in marine farming at a new $1 million research and training center in George Inlet.

"Our goal is to make information available and encourage participation in mariculture," Tom Henderson, an oyster farmer and mariculture director at OceansAlaska, told the Juneau Empire....

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