October 12: Cops and Bobbers, Hooks and Ladders Youth Fishing Program, Northampton – This is a free, family friendly event designed to teach youth ages 14 and under to fish, connect with the outdoors, and develop positive relationships with law enforcement and safety officials in their communities. Bring your fishing equipment, or borrow ours; limited equipment and bait will be provided. Join us at Willow Pond in Look Park in Northampton from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
This event is in cooperation with the US Fish and Wildlife Service, Northampton Police and Fire Departments, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Hampshire County, and the Rotary Club of Northampton.
Open to the public. Pre-registration is required. Contact Jennifer Lapis at Jennifer_lapis@fws.gov or (413) 835-5541 for more information.
The Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife (MassWildlife) is the state agency responsible for the conservation of all freshwater fish and wildlife in the Commonwealth, including endangered species. MassWildlife restores, protects, and manages land for wildlife to thrive and for people to enjoy.