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


Links below will open a Vimeo or YouTube channel.

Youth Education

Streams 101

Flood Mitigation

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.