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Around the Watershed

Family Fun and Fish Day is Back for 2016!

Fish­ing with the fam­ily is a great way to con­nect with each other and expe­ri­ence the great out­doors! Reg­is­ter now online! Back by pop­u­lar demand for the fifth year in a row, the Ashokan Water­shed Stream Man­age­ment Pro­gram in coop­er­a­tion with the New York State Depart­ment of Envi­ron­men­tal Con­ser­va­tion (DEC) is host­ing “Fam­ily Fun & Fish […]

Report on Rainbow Trout Population

USGS fish sur­vey data from 2009–15 is now avail­able online. The fish sur­veys doc­u­mented the recent decline and rebound of Rain­bow Trout pop­u­la­tions. Seven sites in the upper Eso­pus Creek were sur­veyed annu­ally since 2009 — three sites on the main stem of the Eso­pus Creek and four on major trib­u­taries near their con­flu­ences with the […]

Esopus Creek News

Read the lat­est edi­tion of the Eso­pus Creek News now! Read all about flood mit­i­ga­tion solu­tions for the ham­lets of Phoeni­cia and Mt. Trem­per, junior water­shed sci­en­tists and water­shed detec­tives, and how to read a hydro­graph and track stream flows in real-time. See a photo of the amaz­ing fish­ing spi­der on Warner Creek.

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