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Around the Watershed

Local Flood Analysis for Boiceville, West Shokan Underway

The Town of Olive will launch a Local Flood Analy­sis on April 14 at the reg­u­larly sched­uled Town Board meet­ing. The flood analy­sis iden­ti­fies and com­pares actions that reduce flood dam­ages in the ham­lets of Boiceville and West Shokan. The engi­neer­ing analy­sis will gen­er­ate infor­ma­tion to guide Town Board deci­sion mak­ing about which projects move […]

New Statewide Ban Invasive Species

New NYS reg­u­la­tions pro­hibit­ing and reg­u­lat­ing the pos­ses­sion, trans­port, impor­ta­tion, sale, pur­chase, and intro­duc­tion of cer­tain inva­sive species take effect March 10. (If a pro­hib­ited species is already present on your prop­erty you are not required to remove it.) While some of the pro­hib­ited species already have a strong pres­ence within the Ashokan water­shed, the reg­u­la­tions should go […]

Conference Speaker Announced

George Fowler, Pro­fes­sional Engi­neer at Woidt Engi­neer­ing, will speak at the 2015 Ashokan Water­shed Con­fer­ence about the past, present, and future of stream man­age­ment. His talk Using the Stream­Flux Capac­i­tor to Under­stand the Rivers Future Gen­er­a­tions Will See has fun with this year’s con­fer­ence theme of Back to the Future: Cre­at­ing a New Water­shed Legacy. In […]

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