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Around the Watershed

AWSMP Accepting Grant Applications

Appli­ca­tions for Stream Man­age­ment Imple­men­ta­tion Pro­gram (SMIP) grants are now being accepted through 4:30pm, Friday, December 5, 2014. Eli­gi­ble appli­cants include local, county, state, or fed­eral gov­ern­ment agen­cies, 501©(3) orga­ni­za­tions, sec­ondary school dis­tricts, col­leges, or universities. Approximately $500,000 is avail­able this grant round to sup­port stream man­age­ment imple­men­ta­tion, edu­ca­tion, and plan­ning projects in the Ashokan Watershed. To apply for SMIP […]

AWSMP has moved!

The office of the Ashokan Water­shed Stream Man­age­ment Pro­gram has moved to 3130 State Route 28, Shokan, NY (the for­mer Catskill Mod­u­lar Homes office) from our pre­vi­ous loca­tion near Phoeni­cia. The new office and edu­ca­tion cen­ter is set to open on Fri­day, Octo­ber 31, 2014.  The phone num­ber remains the same at (845) 688‑3047. We hope to […]

Hamlet Residents Invited to Public Meetings

Phoeni­cia and Mt. Trem­per res­i­dents are invited to attend pub­lic meet­ings to find solu­tions to flood­ing in their com­mu­ni­ties. The Town of Shan­daken is launch­ing a flood reduc­tion effort focused specif­i­cally on Phoeni­cia and Mt. Trem­per. A range of strate­gies will be tested for their ben­e­fits and feasibility. Residents are asked to bring their ideas for reduc­ing flood­ing to the pub­lic meet­ing. Residents […]

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