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Around the Watershed

A Sojourn into the Wizarding World

After a year of activ­i­ties rang­ing from dis­sect­ing owl pel­lets to roller­coaster engi­neer­ing, the Ashokan Water­shed Stream Man­age­ment Pro­gram (AWSMP) pre­sented some water­shed activ­i­ties to the 4-H Tech Wiz­ards — stu­dents at Miller Mid­dle School, Bai­ley Mid­dle School, and Ellenville Ele­men­tary School. 4-H Tech Wiz­ards is a Cor­nell Coop­er­a­tive Exten­sion of Ulster County pro­gram run by […]

Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, and Girl Scouts – Oh My!

  Round­out Val­ley held their annual Scout Cam­poree and the Ashokan Water­shed Stream Man­age­ment Pro­gram (AWSMP) was asked to present along­side many other amaz­ing edu­ca­tors and their dis­plays. The Cam­poree started off with a grand scout flag rais­ing cer­e­mony fol­lowed by about 300 scouts mak­ing rounds to all the dis­plays set before them. Among the […]

Public Information Meetings on NYC’s 2017 FAD

The NYS Depart­ment of Health announced dates for pub­lic meet­ings on NYC’s 2017 Fil­tra­tion Avoid­ance Deter­mi­na­tion (FAD). These meet­ings are open to the pub­lic and will pro­vide an oppor­tu­nity to learn about NYC’s water­shed pro­tec­tion and part­ner­ship pro­grams and the process for devel­op­ing pro­gram require­ments for the 2017 FAD.  Ver­bal com­ments on NYC’s FAD will be […]

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