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Hello, members and friends!

Another year is drawing to a close, and with it, the cold weather has returned. The office has been very hectic lately, so the newsletter will return properly soon - but here's a taste of some of what's to come.  Remember to make those deadlines, if something pertains to you!

The Sea Farmer - 2021 Issue Release!
At long last, the 2021 edition of The Sea Farmer magazine is out! Reflecting the theme of aquaculture's future, this year's magazine has a brand new look and feel. All members of the AANS should have been sent a copy, but if you know someone who would like to receive one, please reach out to to see about mailing some to your office. 
Digital Copy Here
2022 Oyster Cafe
The Canadian Oyster Export Café is coming back for another year... virtually! Sign up for another session of top tier networking with buyers in New York City and intriguing events over the B2B platform.

Remember that oyster farmers who want to participate will need to be export ready with promotional materials available for use by December 17, 2021 - if that's you, you can use the form accessible with the button below to sign up. Keep an eye on the official Facebook page for future updates.
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Call for Proposals
Calling all researchers! This is a friendly reminder that the Aquaculture Collaborative Research and Development Program (ACRDP) is issuing a call for proposals for the 2022-2023 fiscal year with a submission deadline of December 20, 2021

Program information can be found at
2022 Student Awards & Scholarship
The approach of the conference means the return of our supports for students! The Student Awards and Student Scholarship are returning again in 2022, in time with the joint NSDFA Minister's & Seafarmer's Conference 2022. During the conference, one student will be offered a scholarship valued at $1000 to continue their aquaculture studies, as well as awards for the best poster and oral presentation from students presenting their work at the conference. 

For more information, please review the information linked below.
Student Awards 2022
Student Scholarships 2022
Apply for Booth or Sponsorship
Set Your "Sites" on STEM
Hire a Dalhousie SITE Co-op Student for Winter 2022

Whether you require short-term support for a special project, seek new talent for long-term recruitment or are simply passionate about experiential learning, hiring a Dalhousie co-op student is a highly rewarding and feasible experience.

The benefits of hiring a co-op student include:
• Boosting operations during special projects, peak periods, vacation or leaves of absence
• Recruiting efficiently by using our time-saving co-op employer services
• Leveraging Dalhousie’s cutting-edge programs and facilities by hiring students with industry-
leading skills
...and much more!

Invest in your community’s future—hire a Bio or Marine Bio co-op student for Winter 2022.

To learn more, go to or contact
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