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!