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September 10, 2003

Contact: Ian Michaels (718) 595-6600

Second Annual “Take A Child Fishing Day” At Kensico Reservoir On September 13

Commissioner Christopher O. Ward of the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced today that the DEP is joining with the Kensico Environmental Enhancement Program (KEEP) to sponsor the 2nd annual “Take a Child Fishing Day” at Louden Cove at the Kensico Reservoir in Westchester.

The event will take place on September 13 from 10 AM to 1 PM. Bait (generously donated by Bob’s Sport & Tackle) will be provided, though participants will have to supply their own rod and reel. Reservations are also required to be made by September 12. Call DEP at (914) 773-4553 for reservations.

“We hope that ‘Take a Child Fishing Day’ will help local residents have a great time while they learn more about the Kensico Reservoir,” said Commissioner Ward. “I want to thank KEEP for their co-sponsorship as well as Bob’s for donating the bait. I’m sure everyone will have a great time at this beautiful location.”

Directions to Louden Cove

From Route 684: Exit 2 to Route 120 North. Approximately ½ mile down the entrance is on the left.

From Katonah: Route 120 South for 1.3 miles from the Route 22 intersection. Loudon Cove is on the right.

From Harrison: Route 120 North past the airport. Proceed another ½ mile and the Cove is on the left.


More Information

NYC Department of Environmental Protection
Public Affairs

59-17 Junction Boulevard
19th Floor
Flushing, NY 11373

(718) 595-6600