TRR photo by Sandy Long
Curious spectators gathered atop the Narrowsburg bridge last week (March 15) to observe the changing patterns created by the ice floes.

Ice floes flow

Talk turned to ice flows from years gone by as individuals stood overlooking the Delaware River where ice floes tumbled and collided below the Narrowsburg, NY bridge. Many observers appeared to be mesmerized by the process.

One man, who has been observing the annual unlocking of ice since the 1960s, said that this year’s seasonal transformation is considerably milder than most. Citing his fascination with the constantly evolving ice-scape below, he added,“I’ve been here all day.”

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Registration open for rod-making school

LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY—Registration is now open for a bamboo rod making school to be held by the Catskill Fly Fishing Center and Museum (CFFCM) from June 23 to 27. This comprehensive class will cover every element of cane rod making from selecting culms to fitting the ferrule, grip and reel seat, enabling students to leave with their own split cane fly rod ready to finish.

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Discount trees and shrubs available from conservation district

SULLIVAN COUNTY, PA—The Sullivan County Soil & Water Conservation District has announced its annual spring Tree & Shrub Program. The district offers a wide variety of deciduous and conifer species. A range of quantities is offered, from small amounts for the homeowner to large quantities for the landscaper or large parcel planter, at reduced costs to promote conservation plantings.

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