For Immediate Release
Reno, Nevada. May 16, 2013. Washoe County's Community Services Department, the Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and corporate partner Cabela's will host a family event Saturday, May 18 at Crystal Peak Park to celebrate the opening of the Verdi Pond.
WHAT: The opening celebration features family events, including nature-themed crafts, raffle prizes and free fishing for
WHEN: Saturday, May 18, 8 a.m.-noon; media availability for speakers, 10 a.m.-11 a.m.
WHERE: Crystal Peak Park, 10 miles west of Reno and just west of Verdi on Old Highway 40
WHO: Local dignitaries, including County Manager Katy Simon and NDOW Director Tony Wasley will speak at 10 a.m.
Note: Nevada State Fishing Regulations require individuals 12 years and older to have a valid fishing license.
For more information about Washoe County parks, visit www.washoecounty.us/parks.
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