Winter Festival 2022
Ground conditions are anticipated to create a very difficult scenario for the families, partners, volunteers, and staff who would be attending the event. Safety is at the forefront of this decision. We hope to reschedule the event on another date, which is to be determined.
Thank you in advance for your understanding.
- Connecticut Aquatic Resources Education (CARE)-information about CARE.
- Ice fishing-viewers can learn from life-long ice fishing experts everything from how to make a hole in the ice, to setting up a tip-up, to using a jigging rod and more.
Additional information, activities and videos for families to enjoy during the Winter Season:
Fishing information and videos:
CARE videos on You Tube
Learn to Fish Student Materials
YOUth Fishing Passport –Your ticket to great fishing activities and giveaways in CT
Fun things to do outside in the winter:
Winter activities to do in CT State Parks and Forests: winter hiking, explore a winter waterfall, snow shoeing, cross country skiing, downhill skiing, ice skating, snowmobiling
Winter Science Activities:
Recommendations for books about Winter that families can read together:
1) The Winter Visitors by Karel Hayes You Tube Read Aloud
2) Over and Under the Snow by Kate Messner and Christopher Silas Neal, You Tube
3) Snow Day by Lester L. Laminack You, Tube Read Aloud
4) The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats You Tube Read Aloud
5) The Mitten by Jan Brett, You Tube Read Aloud
6) Snowmen at Night by Carolyn Buehner, You Tube Read Aloud
7) Snow by Cynthia Rylant, You Tube Read A loud
8) The Wild Toboggann Ride by Suzan Reid & Eugenie Fernandes, You Tube Read Aloud
9) Snowballs by Lois Ehler, You Tube Read Aloud
10) Owl Moon by Jane Yolen, You Tube Read Aloud
11) All Day so Gray by Marie Lamba, You Tube Read Aloud
12) No Two Alike by Keith Baker, You Tube Read Aloud
14) The Three Snow Bears by Jan Brett, You Tube Read Aloud
15) Molly, by Golly by Dianne Ochiltree, you Tube Read Aloud
DEEP Fisheries Division and all of the CARE Staff and Volunteers
For questions regarding the Winter Festival Event, please contact Kristen Bellantuono at: Kristen.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Content updated February 2022