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CSBI Spring ’17 Projects

A report on spring stream buffer plant­i­ngs from Bobby Tay­lor of the Ulster County Soil & Water Con­ser­va­tion Dis­trict.…The Ashokan Water­shed Stream Man­age­ment Pro­gram con­tin­ues to improve ripar­ian buffers in the Ashokan Water­shed with assis­tance from will­ing landown­ers through the Catskill Streams Buffer Ini­tia­tive (CSBI) Pro­gram under the Ulster County Soil & Water Con­ser­va­tion Dis­trict. Spring […]

New Interns Hit the Field

Saman­tha Kahl, AWSMP’s Tem­po­rary Water­shed Edu­ca­tor reports on train­ing for this year’s sea­sonal stream tech­ni­cians. The tech­ni­cians, and occa­sion­ally Sam, will be in the field sur­vey­ing Ashokan Reser­voir streams this sum­mer. In Sam’s words.… I just spent five days with seven Water­shed Corps (WCC) interns train­ing under the super­vi­sion of Mark Vian, Emily Polin­sky, and Danyelle Davis of the […]

Another Successful Family Fun and Fish Day

    AWSMP’s Fam­ily Fun and Fish Day! has been pop­u­lar since it began six years ago and this year was no excep­tion. About 20 fam­i­lies attended with chil­dren of var­i­ous ages to fish for free in the lake at the Ken­neth Wil­son State Camp­ground. Many of the par­tic­i­pants had never fished before today. Bluegill, pumpkinseed, […]

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