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 2016 DAY IN THE LIFE OF THE CARMANS RIVER...

    

*September 23, 2016 marked the 5th Annual "Day in the Life of the Carmans River" celebration in which more than 500
William Floyd School District students took part in examining the Carmans River and collecting scientific data.  The results are
being monitored by Office of Education of Brookhaven National Lab, The Central Pine Barrens Joint Planning Council and
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Services.   Pictured below:  Electro Fishing by NYS DEC Fresh Water Fisheries group in preparation for
arriving students surveying the upper river biomass.  

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    William Floyd District Elementary Students arriving for "2016 Day in the Life Carmans River" data collection.

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Students getting team instructions from Faculty Advisors.

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    AFTU member, Gary Saunders, assists students at NYS DEC station with invertebrate specimen collection.

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    Students assemble to examine and determine specimens collected with NYS DEC Fresh Water Fisheries Field Experts.

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AFTU member Doug Ernst, and NYS DEC Fisheries Technician observe the collective student excitement on their discoveries!

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    NYS DEC Aquatic Biologist, Heidi O'Riordan working with students on identifying their catch of the day...

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Newsflash

 IN MEMORIAM…

    It is with sadness to report the recent passing of AFTU member Joe Brescia on November 30th 2017. We will miss Joe’s smile & enthusiasm at Saturday morning fly tying sessions, and his laughter on the annual West Branch trip. Our condolences to his family & friends. For those wishing to add a few words of comfort an “obit tree page” has been set-up in his memory… >>>Joseph A. Brescia<<<

 

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