Posts Tagged ‘Shandaken’

AWSMP at Shandaken Day 2018

Posted on: August 13th, 2018 by Brent Gotsch

AWSMP will be attend­ing this year’s Shan­dak­en Day on August 18 from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm at the Catskill Inter­pre­tive Cen­ter locat­ed at 5096 State Route 28 in Mount Trem­per, NY. Shan­dak­en Day is an annu­al event to cel­e­brate all the things that make the Town of Shan­dak­en great. There will be many dif­fer­ent types of ven­dors present, live music, and a vari­ety of games for chil­dren and fam­i­lies. Local res­i­dents who have con­tributed great­ly to the Town will be rec­og­nized with the Pride of Shan­dak­en and Ham­let Hero Awards.

AWSMP will have a table with pro­gram lit­er­a­ture as well as an edu­ca­tion­al dis­play and mod­el. Stop on by to see the mod­el in action, pick up some lit­er­a­ture and say hi. We look for­ward to see­ing you!

AWSMP/CCEUC Educator Brent Gotsch shows a youth the floodplain model at the Catskill Interpretive Center. Photo Credit:  Stephanie Whatton

AWSMP/CCEUC Edu­ca­tor Brent Gotsch shows a youth the flood­plain mod­el at the Catskill Inter­pre­tive Cen­ter. Pho­to Cred­it: Stephanie Whatton


Shandaken-Allaben Local Flood Analysis Final Public Meeting Scheduled for Dec. 18

Posted on: December 13th, 2017 by Brent Gotsch

The Shan­dak­en Area Flood Assess­ment and Reme­di­a­tion Ini­tia­tive (SAFARI), a com­mit­tee work­ing under the direc­tion of the Shan­dak­en Town Board, invites every­one to attend a pub­lic meet­ing to see the results of the Shan­dak­en-Allaben Local Flood Analy­sis (LFA). Through­out the year, SAFARI, the con­sult­ing firm Milone & MacB­room and oth­er part­ner agen­cies have been inves­ti­gat­ing flood­ing issues in the ham­lets of Shan­dak­en and Allaben and will present their find­ings to the pub­lic at this meet­ing. Mit­i­ga­tion rec­om­men­da­tions will also be presented.

The meet­ing will take place on Mon­day, Decem­ber 18 at the Shan­dak­en Town Hall at 6:30pm. Atten­dees will have an oppor­tu­ni­ty to ask ques­tions and to com­ment on the plan before a final draft is pre­sent­ed to the Town Board ear­ly next year.

A copy of the report can be viewed on the Town of Shan­dak­en web­site.  To learn more about the LFA process a video from the first pub­lic meet­ing is also avail­able on the Town web­site.