Posts Tagged ‘thin ice’

Monday, January 15, 2024

A Perilous Moment

Sheepdog in the snow

A Perilous Moment

This true canine rescue story actually took place several years ago, during the March thaw, a bit closer to spring. However, given this years mild temperatures, I thought this might be an opportune time to share it, as a precautionary warning:


For the full story, click the link & read on.

Friday, January 12, 2024

DEC Reminds Anglers to Review Ice Safety Guidelines

ice fishingOn January 11, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos reminded anglers to be safe when venturing onto the ice this season, especially given recent variations in weather conditions. Outdoor enthusiasts considering ice fishing this winter season should be aware of essential safety guidelines during ice fishing season and anglers should make sure the ice is thick enough before venturing out.

“Winter in New York provides outdoor adventurers with some of the very best opportunities to enjoy New York’s natural resources,” Commissioner Seggos said. “While 2023 was the warmest year on record and the start of the current winter season has been fairly mild, as temperatures drop conditions are improving for activities like ice fishing. However, even as it gets colder, wintertime anglers need to exercise extreme caution and always put safety first when heading out onto the ice for fishing.”

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