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Connecting Communities
Protecting the River
Road Crossings

AsRA is working to replace undersized culverts to connect fish habitat and mitigate flood risk.

River Restoration

AsRA is restoring impaired reaches of the Ausable improving water quality, wildlife habitat, and stream health. Riverlands site before restoration.

Marcy Dam

Marcy Dam at the end of phase one of the removal.

Roaring Brook Falls

Roaring Brook Falls is one of the tallest waterfalls in the Ausable River watershed. There are trails leading to its base and to the top of the falls, making it a great place to explore.

Our mission — is to identify, conserve, and restore the Ausable River watershed's natural and recreational resources for their ecological value and the benefit of human communities.
The Ausable River is a river on the edge.
AsRA is hard at work to protect the Ausable River.
Explore the wonderful recreational resources of the Ausable.
Stories of the Ausable
Marcy Dam Removal
On Monday, September 14th NYS DEC with help from the Student Conservation Association (SCA) started the first phase of the Marcy Dam removal project. The scope of the current project is to reduce the height of the dam by eight feet over the next five...
Three Great Fall Hikes
The Ausable River watershed is one of the most beautiful locations in the country for viewing fall foliage, especially if your goal is to get off the road and into the woods. These three hikes offer outstanding views of the Adirondack High Peaks and,...
Keene Weir Replacement
AsRA coordinated a natural stream restoration at the popular Keene Town Beach restoring the stream's natural hydrology, providing habitat for native fish, and improving the quality and safety of recreational opportunities.
AsRA depends upon the generosity of people like you who love this beautiful resource to fund educational and restoration projects that focus on the Ausable River.
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