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

Adventure Guide

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

Ashokan Watershed Adventure Guide

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.


Links below will open a Vimeo or YouTube channel.

Youth Education

Streams 101

Flood Mitigation

Ashokan Watershed Conference Series


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.