Stories of the Ausable
How Do Ice Jams Form?
Ice jams form when the amount of ice moving in the river exceeds the river channel's transport capacity – its ability to move materials downstream. The process begins when cold winters create thick bank to bank ice on streams. Bank spanning surface ice...
Adirondack Lake Ice Safety
As a general rule of thumb, ice is safe to walk on when there is 4 inches or more of clear ice. It is important to understand that different types of ice varying in their strength.
How is AsRA engaging youth?
Continued private and grant-funded support of the Ausable River Association allows us to continue to protect the clean water, healthy streams, and diverse habitats of the Ausable watershed by ensuring we can inspire responsible stewardship in our communities and among visitors – kids and adults – through a variety of educational programs.