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Morrisville State to Host Annual Fish Sale March 31

MORRISVILLE, NY—Morrisville State College will hold its spring fish sale March 31 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the college’s Aquaculture Center located on Eaton Street.

Various sizes of brook, brown, tiger and rainbow trout will be sold.

Fish can be picked up during the sale at the Aquaculture Center. Other pickup or delivery times can also be arranged.

Pre-ordering is recommended and a stocking permit is required.

Fish are New York state and Department of Environmental Conservation certified disease free.

To place an order or for more information on sizes and availability, call 315-684-6423.

Students at Morrisville State College apply what they have learned in the classroom in real-world labs on-campus including an operational aquaculture complex. Students learn about spawning, raising and stocking fish and managing an aquaculture facility. They also participate in the college’s annual fish sales.

An array of opportunities exist for students to gain field experience in areas such as fish surveying, trail building, wildlife habitat improvement and forest management.

Student experiences are further enhanced through the college’s Outdoor Recreation Club and Fish and Wildlife Society, clubs that promote conservation management principles and promote conservation ethics while providing students with opportunities to participate in fundraising efforts and enjoy outdoor excursions.

Morrisville State College offers more than 70 bachelor and associate degrees. Considered to be one of the most technologically advanced colleges in the nation for its ThinkPad University program and wireless technology initiative, the college recently became the first in the nation to comprehensively replace landlines in residence halls with individual cellular phones. Morrisville State College was also chosen as one of the top five colleges in the nation for campus activities by Campus Activities magazine.

The Morrisville State College Norwich Campus offers programs in business, computer technology, office administration, liberal arts/education transfer, nursing and early childhood to Chenango County area residents and employers. Students may also apply coursework to other associate or bachelor degrees at the main campus.

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