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Protecting the River
Rocky Branch Repair

We recently completed a stream repair of Rocky Branch in the Town of Jay.

Restoring Stream and Fish Passage

AsRA and our partners recently finished replacement of a culvert on Jay Mountain Road along Otis Brook.

Paddling River Clean-Up

Thank you to the many volunteers that helped remove over 160 tires from the Ausable River!

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 working hard to protect the Ausable River.
Explore the wonderful recreational resources of the Ausable.
Stories of the Ausable
Rocky Branch Stream Repair
Tropical Storm Irene was damaging to many Ausable watershed communities and to many sections of the river. Ausable tributaries were high on the list of most devastated and were, in too many cases, the vehicle for devastation in our communities. The storm...
Restoring Stream and Fish Passage
Otis Brook tumbles down the northwest slope of Jay Mountain. This initial steep descent gives it an undulating step-pool form. Birch, maple, beech, and ash stick out from thickets of shrubs, and a carpet of ferns and grasses. Shaded and cool, the brook...
Discovering the Ausable: An Aquatic Stewardship Program
Discovering the Ausable: An Aquatic Stewardship Program is a partnership program between AsRA and Adirondack Mountain Club that teaches teens outdoor recreational skills, provides them hands on experiences with scientific methods, and inspires an ethic...
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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