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Around the Watershed

SMIP Funding Now Available

Fund­ing is now avail­able from the AWSMP for stream man­age­ment projects in the Ashokan Water­shed. The dead­line for appli­ca­tions is Octo­ber 19, 2018. Not-for-profit orga­ni­za­tions and gov­ern­men­tal units may apply for project fund­ing in the cat­e­gories of: Plan­ning Edu­ca­tion Stream-related infra­struc­ture improve­ments (see project eli­gi­bil­ity guid­ance) Flood haz­ard mit­i­ga­tion Stream restora­tion Research, assess­ment and mon­i­tor­ing For-profit corporations […]

Spotted Lanternfly Discovered in New York State

  Recently, the New York State Depart­ment of Envi­ron­men­tal Con­ser­va­tion (NYSDEC) and the NYS Depart­ment of Agri­cul­ture and Mar­kets (NYSDAM) announced that Spot­ted Lantern­fly (Lycorma del­i­cat­ula) was dis­cov­ered in Albany and Yates coun­ties. So far only two sin­gle adult insects have been dis­cov­ered but the con­cern is that there could be more. First dis­cov­ered in […]

AWSMP at Olive Day 2018

AWSMP will be attend­ing this year’s Olive Day on Sep­tem­ber 8 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Lester Daivs Park located at 686 Wat­son Hol­low Road in West Shokan, NY (right next door to the Olive Town Hall). Olive Day is an annual event that cel­e­brates all the things that make the Town of Olive a spe­cial place to live. There […]

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