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Around the Watershed

Stream Restoration Project Advances

A project to restore chan­nel sta­bil­ity and stop bank ero­sion on the Stony Clove Creek at Wright Road is mid-way through com­ple­tion. Sed­i­ment that accu­mu­lated dur­ing Trop­i­cal Storm Irene was moved from the channel’s cen­ter and water now flows in a sin­gle thread down the val­ley. The project is located about one-mile north of Lanesville in Greene County. Work is expected to continue through […]

What’s the Buzz? Promoting Pollinators in Streamside Landscapes

The Ashokan Water­shed Stream Man­age­ment Pro­gram invites you to join us for an edu­ca­tional pro­gram about native pol­li­na­tors and stream­side land­scapes! Date: Saturday, Sep­tem­ber 26th 9:30 am to 12:00pm  The pro­gram will take place at Amy’s Take-Away in Lanesville, NY. Amy’s Take-Away is adja­cent to Hol­low Tree Brook. The site show­cases an excel­lent exam­ple of a […]

Major Stream Restoration Project Begins

A mas­sive hill­s­lope bor­der­ing the Stony Clove Creek in the Town of Hunter is actively erod­ing and con­tribut­ing sed­i­ment to the stream. The AWSMP is sup­port­ing a major stream restora­tion project at the site about one mile north of Lanesville on NY-214. The project uses the last of fed­eral Emer­gency Water­shed Pro­tec­tion funds avail­able for fix­ing streams badly […]

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