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For Release: Thursday, April 21, 2016

Media Advisory for April 22, 2016 - Opening of Lower Esopus Fishing and Boating Access-Region 3

New Lower Esopus Fishing and Boating Access Unveiled for Earth Week 2016

What: DEC Regional Director Martin Brand and elected officials will be officially opening the Lower Esopus Fishing/Canoe Access. The event will include a tour of the first state-owned fishing and boating access point on the Lower Esopus Creek, which features an accessible boat launch, fishing platform and picnic area.

Photo Opportunity: A free fishing event will be held at the site following the unveiling, and adults and children can fish without a license from 11:30 to 2 p.m.


  • DEC Region 3 Director Martin Brand
  • Kingston Mayor Steve Noble
  • Ulster County Executive Mike Hein
  • Federated Sportsmen's Clubs of Ulster County President Joe Liuni

Where: Sandy Road, Town of Ulster, NY 12401 - for GPS, use: 30 Sandy Road, Kingston, NY 12401

When: Friday, April 22, 2016 at 11 am.

Directions: Take Thruway Exit 19 (Kingston) - go through the traffic circle and take the Washington Avenue exit, approximately ½ mile down Washington Avenue turn left onto Sandy Road (the Olympic Diner is located at this intersection). The access site is just down the road, parking will be on the left.

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    New Paltz, NY 12561
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