Photo Opportunity October 22: Restocking Of Sturgeon At NYPA’s Hawkins Point Visitors Center

October 21, 2013

On October 22, Lake Sturgeon will be stocked in the St. Lawrence River by the New York Power Authority’s Frank S. McCullough, Jr. Hawkins Point Visitors Center and Boat Launch as part of a restoration program for this threatened fish species conducted by New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC).

WHAT:                     Restocking of Lake Sturgeon

WHEN:                     Tuesday, Oct. 22

TIME:                        Approximately 10:30 a.m.

WHERE:                  NYPA’s Frank S. McCullough, Jr. Hawkins Point Visitors Center and Boat Launch
                                  Massena, New York       

NYPA CONTACT:  Karen White, O - (315)-764-6863, C - (315) 842-0893


About NYPA:

■The New York Power Authority uses no tax money or state credit. It finances its operations through the sale of bonds and revenues earned in large part through sales of electricity. ■ NYPA has been designated as the lead entity via Executive Order 88 by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo to form a central management and implementation plan to carry out his Build Smart NY plan to reduce energy use by state facilities by 20 percent by 2020.■ NYPA is the nation's largest state public power organization, through the operation of its 16 generating facilities in various parts of New York State, participation in a unique public/private partnership to contract for power from a clean generating plant in Queens, and its operation of more than 1,400 circuit-miles of transmission lines. ■ More than 70 percent of the electricity NYPA produces is clean renewable hydropower. Its lower-cost power production and electricity purchases support hundreds of thousands of jobs throughout the state.■For more information visit www.nypa.gov or follow us on Twitter @NYPAenergy, Facebook, Instagram, Wordpress, and LinkedIn.