Research & Outreach Facilities

Cohutta Fisheries Center

Facility Manager: Shane Kornberg

Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Douglas Peterson

Cohutta Fisheries Center is a 65-acre research and extension facility located in Northwest Georgia. The facility operates 36 ponds and 5 raceways with various demonstration and research projects including experimental koi breeding, pond production of channel catfish, and recirculating sturgeon aquaculture. Throughout the years, the facility staff host numerous school groups, and non-profit organizations including 4-H, Boy Scouts, and Girl Scouts for educational tours and activities focusing on conservation, aquatic ecology, and the importance of sustainable aquaculture.