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(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)June 2, 2003

(Mahwah) – Activities for students in the second grade and above are on the schedule for The Third Annual Ramapo River Day, to be held Saturday, June 14 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Directed by biologist Angela Cristini, Ph.D., Ramapo River Day is a program that revolves around water activities including water quality testing, fly casting lessons, biological sampling, botany walks and fish release to stock the river. The program is appropriate for students in grades two and above. Middle school and high school classes and clubs are especially welcome, as are scout troops and packs. Scouts could earn fishing and environmental badges for their participation.

All activities will take place on the Ramapo River in Mahwah. Directions: Take Darlington Avenue to the end. Make a right turn onto Route 202. Travel an eighth of a mile to Halifax Road. Make a left turn on Halifax and drive past the tennis courts to the bridge. Park on the right side before the bridge.

Ramapo River Day is sponsored by the Ramapo College faculty, Trout Unlimited, and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

For more information, contact Dr. Angela Cristini, (201) 684-7724, or, or Dr. Ron Kase, (201) 684-7287 or


Ramapo College of New Jersey is the state’s premier public liberal arts college and is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. The College is ranked #1 among New Jersey public institutions by College Choice, has been named one of the 50 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America by CondeNast Traveler, and is recognized as a top college by U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s, Princeton Review and Money magazine, among others. Ramapo College is also distinguished as a Career Development College of Distinction by, boasts the best campus housing in New Jersey on, and is designated a “Military Friendly College” in Victoria Media’s Guide to Military Friendly Schools.

Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, data science, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, education, nursing and social work. In addition, the College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels, and offers graduate programs leading to master’s degrees in Accounting, Business Administration, Creative Music Technology, Data Science, Educational Technology, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education, as well as a post-master’s Doctor of Nursing Practice.


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