Esopus Creek News Summer Edition Just Released

Posted on: August 26th, 2021 by Leslie_Zucker
Three young people standing in a small stream conducting a science activity
Look­ing for ways to learn more about streams and the water­shed this sum­mer? Check out the lat­est edi­tion of the Eso­pus Creek News!

The sum­mer 2021 edi­tion of the Eso­pus Creek News is now avail­able online and a print ver­sion will be deliv­ered to water­shed res­i­dents this week. Water­shed res­i­dents can sign up to receive a mail­ing of the newslet­ter by sub­mit­ting their name and address to

The sum­mer 2021 edi­tion pro­vides an update on what res­i­dents and vis­i­tors to Sil­ver Hol­low near Chich­ester can expect as two stream restora­tion projects advance on Warn­er Creek. We also have an impor­tant update from our flood mit­i­ga­tion staff on changes to FEMA’s method­ol­o­gy for rat­ing NFIP flood insur­ance poli­cies. The Get to Know Streams fea­ture in this edi­tion focus­es on the top­ic of “Why Stream Banks Erode.” Plus, we have ways to go out­side (or even if you’re stuck inside) to learn more about the Ashokan Reser­voir water­shed with ideas for the entire fam­i­ly. Final­ly, get up to date on plans for Ashokan Water­shed Month from Sep­tem­ber to Octo­ber with three sep­a­rate events planned for landown­ers, fam­i­lies and youth, and munic­i­pal offi­cials. And more infor­ma­tion on stream and flood­plain man­age­ment from around the water­shed. Check out the Eso­pus Creek News sum­mer edi­tion now!