Publications & Resources

The Ashokan Water­shed Stream Man­age­ment Pro­gram pro­duces pub­li­ca­tions meant to inform stream­side landown­ers, vis­i­tors, and other inter­ested par­ties about our pro­gram activ­i­ties and to pro­vide guid­ance on a vari­ety of stream man­age­ment top­ics. Below you will find links to our pro­gram brochure, annual report, newslet­ter, our “Stream Guide” fact­sheet series, and other reports for gen­eral audi­ences. For tech­ni­cal doc­u­ments and stream man­age­ment plans, see the links at left.

AWSMP Pro­gram Brochure

The Pro­gram Brochure pro­vides an overview of AWSMP, its part­ner agen­cies and mis­sion. (1.3 MB, pdf)

Annual Plan

Annual Reports

Adven­ture Guide

Explore the Ashokan Reser­voir water­shed and take the adven­ture guide chal­lenge to receive a badge.

Ashokan Water­shed Adven­ture Guide


Links below will open a Vimeo or YouTube channel.

Youth Edu­ca­tion

Streams 101

Ashokan Water­shed Con­fer­ence Series


Stream Guide Fact­sheet Series

Resources for Stream­side Living

Any­one who lives beside a stream knows the joys and chal­lenges of liv­ing in close prox­im­ity to mov­ing water. This sec­tion pro­vides resources for stream­side landown­ers to learn more about liv­ing in har­mony with streams.

Flood Haz­ard Mitigation

Train­ing and infor­ma­tion resources for Town flood advi­sory com­mit­tee or board mem­bers and oth­ers engaged in local flood haz­ard mitigation.

Local Flood Analy­sis Reports

Shan­daken and Allaben Local Flood Analy­sis Report (Feb­ru­ary 2018)

Phoeni­cia and Mt. Trem­per Local Flood Analy­sis Report (Octo­ber 2016)

Boiceville and West Shokan Local Flood Analy­sis Report (August 2017)


Ben­e­fit Cost Analy­sis (BCA) — Train­ing by Dave Mur­phy, MMI

Nav­i­gat­ing Benefit-Cost Analy­sis (6 mb, pdf)

River Hydraulic Mod­el­ing — Train­ing by Roy Schiff, MMI

River Hydraulic Modeling_Part I - Hydraulics (4.4 mb, pdf)
River Hydraulic Modeling_Part II - Model Steps (3.7 mb, pdf)
River Hydraulic Modeling_Part III - Case Stud­ies (4.5 mb, pdf)

How to Use Depth Grids — Train­ing by Phil Eskeli, NYC DEP

How to Use Depth Grids (2.1 mb, pdf)

FEMA Flood Documents

Ulster County Flood Risk Report
Ashokan Water­shed Hydro­logic Study
Eso­pus Water­shed Hydraulic Study


At the Jerry Bartlett Angling Col­lec­tion, learn about the major hatches of insects in Catskill streams, par­tic­u­larly the Eso­pus Creek.