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Around the Watershed

Winter Watershed Studies

Two feet of snow and cold tem­per­a­tures haven’t stopped the Ben­nett School Water­shed Detec­tives from con­tin­u­ing their Ashokan Water­shed field stud­ies. Work­ing with our Water­shed Youth Edu­ca­tor, Matt Savatgy, stu­dents have learned how to use snow­shoes as a help­ful tool for access­ing the snowy woods. Students have been busy col­lect­ing stream data and look­ing for evidence […]

Living by the Waterfront class offered March 21

Are you a prospec­tive home­owner think­ing of buy­ing water­front prop­erty? Do you already own water­front prop­erty but are con­fused about flood insur­ance or how to limit flood dam­ages? If so, you should attend the class “Liv­ing by the Waterfront—Keeping Dry When the Waters Rise”  at Cor­nell Coop­er­a­tive Exten­sion of Ulster County, 232 Plaza Road in […]

Save the Date! AWSMP Announces 2015 Watershed Conference

AWSMP is pleased to announce our 6th Annual Ashokan Water­shed Con­fer­ence! The con­fer­ence will be Sat­ur­day, April 11, 2015 at The Ashokan Cen­ter in Olive­bridge, NY. This year’s theme is Back to the Future: Cre­at­ing a New Water­shed Legacy. A fea­tured speaker this year is his­to­rian and local res­i­dent Bob Steud­ing, the author of The Last of […]

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