Meet just a few of the organizations we work with—part of our commitment to your success.
“Aquaculture and aquaponics have the potential to help the world meet its growing need for protein, and we have the technologies and expertise to help grow the industry while sustainably producing food with less waste, energy and water,” states Randall J. Hogan, Pentair Chairman and CEO. “The collaboration with Urban Organics is one more step in our efforts to help this new industry bring healthy food to developing countries, arid climates and space-challenged urban centers.” Initially, the venture will establish and operate an 87,000-square-foot indoor aquaponics facility in the former Schmidt’s brewery building in St. Paul. This will be one of the largest commercial aquaponics facilities in the world and will have the potential to annually produce 275,000 lbs. of fresh char, salmon, or trout, and 400,000 lbs. of organically grown produce, including hydroponic basil, mint, kale, chard, lettuce, and watercress.
Since its inception in 1969, the World Aquaculture Society has grown to encompass 3,000 members from 100 countries. The WAS provides leadership for enhanced international communications, collaboration and information exchange within the diverse global aquaculture community.
The idea for establishing the European Mariculture Society was launched at the occasion of the Tenth European Symposium of Marine Biologists, which took place in Oostende, Belgium, in 1975. The original name "European Mariculture Society" was changed into "EUROPEAN AQUACULTURE SOCIETY" in 1984 to better reflect the activity field of the society. The EAS has four principal objectives:
To promote contacts between all involved or interested in marine and freshwater aquaculture;
To facilitate the circulation of aquaculture related information;
To promote the sponsorship of multi-disciplinary research concerning aquaculture;
To enhance cooperation among governmental, scientific and commercial organizations and individuals on all matters dealing with aquaculture.
The BC Salmon Farmers Association (BCSFA) is a forum for communication and cooperation within the salmon farming sector, and the focal point for liaison between the industry and government. BCSFA also provides information to the public and stakeholders about salmon farming, and coordinate industry-wide activities, research, and community events. Members of the BCSFA include both farmed salmon producers, and many of the companies who provide services and supplies to them. The BCSFA was established in 1984 and is based in Campbell River, British Columbia.
The Aquaculture Suppliers Association (ASA) is focused on connecting new and existing aquaculture producers and related businesses with quality and reputable aquaculture suppliers and supporting the National Aquaculture Association to create a unified national voice for aquaculture that ensures is sustainability, protects its profitability, and encourages its development in an environmentally responsible manner.
The objectives of the association are:To foster an aquaculture industry in Canada, to promote the study of aquaculture and related science in Canada, to gather and disseminate information relating to aquaculture, and to create public awareness and understanding of aquaculture; to promote, support, and encourage educational, scientific, and technological development and advancement of aquaculture in Canada; to gather and disseminate technical and scientific information on aquaculture development in Canada and throughout the world; to conduct seminars for the presentation, exchange, and discussion of information, findings, and experiences on all subject and techniques related to aquaculture; to encourage the teaching of all phases of aquaculture and the training of aquaculture and the training of aquaculturists in accredited colleges and universities in the field of aquaculture; and to encourage private industry and government agencies, both provincial and federal, to support education, research and development.
The Aquacultural Engineering Society is an authority on aquacultural engineering that facilitates the discussion of engineering-related topics concerning aquatic organisms and their derivative products.
The National Aquaculture Association (NAA) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the common interests of the aquaculture community. Working with the US federal government, they are committed to fostering cost-effective environmental stewardship and sustainability.
The Florida Aquaculture Association was formed in 1983 to provide organization for Florida's diverse and specialized aquatic farming commodities. This unified voice ensures sustainability, protects profitability and encourages development in an environmentally responsible manner.
The primary function of the North American Lake Management Society, founded in 1980, is to educate everyone from professional lake managers to politicians to lake users about lake protection. Their activities include work in land, streams, wetlands, estuaries and any other systems that interact with lakes.
Koi USA magazine is filled with insightful articles about pond construction, filtration, fish health, classification, dealer contacts, club news and much more. Each issue contains over 120 pages of exciting koi stories in bright, full color.
American Tilapia Association
The objective of the American Tilapia Association is to support and facilitate the growth of tilapia production and consumption within the United States. They are a nonprofit organization with goals in education, member information and networking, government interactions and support for research.
Aquatic Eco-Systems is based in the city of Apopka, strategically located fifteen minutes from Orlando in beautiful northwest Orange County. Apopka is one of the fastest growing communities in Central Florida, and AES is proud to belong to an organization that supports its local businesses.