Stream Map Event on Feb. 16!

Posted on: February 11th, 2019 by Brent Gotsch
Participants at the 2018 Mappy Hour look over a historical aerial map of the watershed.

View­ing his­tor­i­cal maps of the water­shed.

Maps are rep­re­sen­ta­tions of our world in two dimen­sions and can be pieces of art and his­tor­i­cal arti­facts. Maps help us under­stand our envi­ron­ment in new ways. Join the Ashokan Water­shed Stream Man­age­ment Pro­gram (AWSMP) to cel­e­brate a love of streams and view water­shed maps on Sat­ur­day, Feb­ru­ary 16 from 1:00–3:00pm at Marty’s Mer­can­tile, 4075 Route 28A in West Shokan, NY. The event is free of charge and reg­is­tra­tion is not required.

An array of mod­ern and his­tor­i­cal maps of streams and oth­er water­shed fea­tures in the Catskill region of Ulster Coun­ty will be avail­able for view­ing. Activ­i­ties and games are planned for the entire fam­i­ly. Cof­fee, tea, sal­ad and sand­wich­es from Marty’s Mer­can­tile will be avail­able free of charge to event par­tic­i­pants.

For addi­tion­al infor­ma­tion on the event please con­tact Brent Gotsch at bwg37@cornell.edu or 845–688-3047 ext. 3. In case of inclement weath­er, check www.ashokanstreams.org for infor­ma­tion on event can­cel­la­tion.

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