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Around the Watershed

AWSMP Staff Featured on New Podcast

AWSMP staffers Tim Koch and Aaron Ben­nett are fea­tured in the recent­ly released “Views From the Water­shed” pod­cast. The pod­cast is a self-guid­ed audio tour of the New York City West-of-Hud­­son Water Sup­ply Water­shed, and fea­tures many oth­er notable Catskills names.  Tim is in Episode #11 titled “Un-Mud­dy­ing the Waters.” Record­ed at the Main Street […]

5‑Year Flood Event in Oliverea

The Eso­pus Creek head­wa­ters and Birch Creek both expe­ri­enced a 5‑year flood event as a result of heavy rains on Octo­ber 25th and 26th. The McKin­ley Hol­low bridge was briefly over­topped due to downed trees block­ing the inlet. Oliv­erea Road (Coun­ty Route 47) was closed for a num­ber of hours due to flood­ing in a […]

Municipal Officials’ Day, Wednesday, October 20

Munic­i­pal offi­cials from the towns of Shan­dak­en, Olive, Wood­stock, Hur­ley, Lex­ing­ton and Hunter are invit­ed to attend a 2‑hour edu­ca­tion­al event in Phoeni­cia on Wednes­day, Octo­ber 20 from 3:00–5:00 pm. The top­ic will be man­ag­ing sed­i­ment in streams to reduce flood­ing and ero­sion. We’ll learn more about how streams trans­port sed­i­ment and how to manage […]

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