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Around the Watershed

Learning to Fish

Thanks to the vol­un­teers from Trout Unlim­ited and the NYSDEC for par­tic­i­pat­ing in Fam­ily, Fun, and Fish Day on Sun­day. About 75 fam­ily mem­bers came to Ken­neth Wil­son State Park along the Lit­tle Beaver Kill in Wood­stock to try their hand at fish­ing. A num­ber of yel­low perch, pump­kin­seed and bluegill were caught and released. […]

Stream Table at Ulster County Fair

Stop by the 4-H youth build­ing at the Ulster County Fair on Fri­day, August 1 for a stream table demon­stra­tion with AWSMP staff. The stream table uses water and an arti­fi­cial medium that mim­ics the weight and con­sis­tency of sed­i­ment to model how streams func­tion in nature.  Come with stream-related ques­tions and CCE and SWCD […]

Conference Videos Available!

Short videos of Ashokan Water­shed Con­fer­ence speak­ers are now avail­able! See the entire video list and view on the AWSMP YouTube Chan­nel. The videos fea­ture writer and his­to­rian Bill Birns, who talks about human set­tle­ment of the Eso­pus Val­ley and early indus­try. Water resource engi­neer Roy Schiff explains the dynamic nature of rivers using local exam­ples. Cli­ma­tol­o­gist Allan […]

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