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Around the Watershed

Phoenicia Library Unveils “Match the Hatch” Website

For the last three years, the Phoeni­cia Library has worked with Stephanie Black­man, a web­site designer and Mark Loete, pho­tog­ra­pher, from Chich­ester to cre­ate a dig­i­tal ‘Match the Hatch’ web­site to replace the charred pan­els that hung in the old library. On April 12, the Library will hold a web­site launch cel­e­bra­tion from 1-3PM. The […]

Flood Insurance Update

This week Con­gress passed and the Pres­i­dent signed into law the Home­owner Flood Insur­ance Afford­abil­ity Act of 2014. The new law amends pro­vi­sions of the Biggart-Waters Flood Insur­ance Reform and Mod­ern­iza­tion Act of 2012 that sig­nif­i­cantly reformed the National Flood Insur­ance Pro­gram. Both pieces of leg­is­la­tion have impli­ca­tions for home­own­ers in the Ashokan Water­shed who […]

Abstracts Needed Research Conference

Researchers, stu­dents, resource man­agers and inter­ested water­shed res­i­dents are urged to Save the Date for the next Catskill Envi­ron­men­tal Research & Mon­i­tor­ing Con­fer­ence (CERM) — Octo­ber 23–24, 2014 at the Bel­leayre Mt. Ski Cen­ter. Researchers are invited to present new find­ings related to the con­fer­ence themes or other Catskill-related research areas. Please for­ward the CERM 2014 […]

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