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Eric in the U of A plants

Eric Highfield is a promising scientist with a master’s degree from the University of Arizona in Environmental science with a focus on aquaponics and aquaculture, where he successfully managed the university aquaponics research greenhouse.  His undergraduate degree is from the Metropolitan State University of Denver, where he completed a bachelor’s of science in molecular biology with chemistry minor.  There he toiled with waste degradation research via nitrifying sub-surface flow wetland systems.   Eric has always possessed a passion for environmental responsibility and sustainability, and he has had a longstanding interest in fish and hydroponics.  He has an outstanding work ethic, is well versed in real world situations, possesses excellent people skills, and is always looking to push the envelope and think outside the box with a creative and novel approach to science.