The tanks in the UWSP Northern Aquaculture facility in Red Cliff could very well hold the key to providing enough food to feed the world’s growing population. (Contributed photo)

Editor’s note: This story is from the recent Ashland Daily Press special section, Roaring into the ‘20s, which highlighted local businesses, organizations and people that help define our area.

The nondescript building north of Bayfield is dominated by two swimming-pool-size tanks of fish and six smaller holding pens.


Everything from Atlantic salmon and lake trout to walleyes are raised at the facility. (Contributed photo)

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The researchers invite in school groups to teach them about the importance of raising sustainable fish. (Contributed photo)

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