Love Your Stream Video and Art Project

Posted on: August 26th, 2020 by Brent Gotsch
Bushnellsville Creek

Bush­nellsville Creek

 

We all love our streams in the Ashokan Water­shed! To show appre­ci­a­tion for our watershed’s streams, fam­i­lies or indi­vid­u­als are invit­ed to sub­mit a short video, pho­tographs or art­work depict­ing an activ­i­ty by or on a local stream. This could include fish­ing, boating/tubing, paint­ing, bird watch­ing or just about any activ­i­ty on or near the water. AWSMP staff will com­pile the videos/photographs/artwork and share them with oth­ers at an event streamed online on Feb­ru­ary 24, 2021 start­ing at 7:00 p.m. After we share the videos/photographs/artwork, AWSMP staff will be on hand to answer any ques­tions you have about streams.

Guide­lines for sub­mis­sion:

  • Sub­mit only orig­i­nal video, pho­to­graph, or art­work
  • Video sub­mis­sions must be no more than 5 min­utes in length
  • Orig­i­nal video, pho­to­graph or art­work must show an activ­i­ty on or near­by a stream
  • Orig­i­nal video, pho­to­graph, or art­work must have a stream fea­tured promi­nent­ly
  • Activ­i­ties shown must be on the stream or in very close prox­im­i­ty. Some exam­ples of stream-relat­ed activ­i­ties include:
  • Fish­ing
  • Boating/Kayaking/Canoeing/Tubing
  • Swim­ming
  • Snor­kel­ing
  • Bird Watch­ing
  • Drawing/Sketching/Painting
  • Pho­tog­ra­phy
  • Explo­ration of stream (ex: turn­ing over rocks to find and exam­ine macroin­ver­te­brates)
  • View­ing fall foliage
  • Any oth­er activ­i­ty where the stream is a cen­tral fea­ture of the activ­i­ty
  • The stream shown must be with­in the Ashokan Reser­voir Water­shed. If you’re not sure if your stream is in the Ashokan Water­shed please vis­it the AWSMP web­site and look at the map. Any stream list­ed on that web­page is accept­able. Unnamed trib­u­tary streams not list­ed on the web­page but still with­in the bound­aries of the Ashokan Water­shed are also accept­able.
  • Lim­it of 2 sub­mis­sions per individual/household

 

Dead­line to sub­mit orig­i­nal video, pho­to­graph or art­work is Feb­ru­ary 17, 2021 by 5:00 p.m. All sub­mis­sions should be sent to Brent Gotsch at bwg37@cornell.edu. If video or images are too large to email con­tact Brent and he will send you a link where you can upload your sub­mis­sion.

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