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Around the Watershed

Town of Olive Selects LFA Consultant

The Town of Olive is set to launch a Local Flood Analy­sis in 2015. The Town selected con­sult­ing firm Woidt Engi­neer­ing and its sub­con­trac­tor Atkins Global to pro­vide engi­neer­ing and plan­ning ser­vices. The analy­sis will focus on actions that reduce flood dam­ages in the ham­lets of Boiceville and West Shokan. Boiceville is sit­u­ated on Route […]

Buffer Planting on Broadstreet Hollow

Yes­ter­day, I par­tic­i­pated in a ripar­ian buffer restora­tion car­ried out by the Ulster County Soil and Water Con­ser­va­tion Dis­trict through the Catskill Streams Buffer Ini­tia­tive (CSBI). The pro­gram helps landown­ers man­age, restore and sta­bi­lize stream­side spaces, which also improves water qual­ity and helps to reduce the growth of inva­sive plants in Ulster County. Dur­ing Hurricane […]

AWSMP Welcomes New Staff

The AWSMP is pleased to announce two new staff posi­tions at the Ashokan Water­shed Stream Man­age­ment Pro­gram (AWSMP). With fund­ing from the NYC Depart­ment of Envi­ron­men­tal Pro­tec­tion, the AWSMP is now able to expand its out­reach and tech­ni­cal assis­tance within the Ashokan Water­shed. Jen­nifer Bow­man is our new Water­shed Edu­ca­tor with Cor­nell Coop­er­a­tive Exten­sion of […]

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