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Protecting the River
Mirror Lake

Read the latest report on the water quality of Mirror Lake with specific emphasis on the impacts from road salt.

Mirror Lake NY Livestream
Mirror Lake Livestream

View a livestream of Mirror Lake. Sponsored by the Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort.

Kelting - Salinization of Adirondack Waters by Road Salt
Salinization of Adirondack Waters by Road Salt

Watch Dan Kelting's presentation on regional salinization due to road salt presented at the Mirror Lake Water Quality Workshop.

brook trout

Perhaps more than any other fish in the eastern U.S., native wild brook trout capture the essence of a healthy freshwater stream.

Our mission — is to help communities protect our streams and lakes.
Programs
Programs
AsRA is working hard to protect the Ausable River.
Mirror Lake
Mirror Lake
Mirror Lake is the most threatened lake in the Ausable watershed
AsRA Apparel
AsRA Apparel
Purchase Ausable River Association apparel with original designs highlighting features of the Ausable River watershed.
Stories of the Ausable
Protecting Communities - Saving Streams
Climate-Ready CulvertsConnectivity for Wildlife that Protects Local InfrastructureIn the summer of 2017, AsRA completed the replacement of a culvert over a Rocky Branch tributary on Nugent Road in the Town of Jay -- our fifth Climate-Ready Culvert....
Be On The Lookout
As the weather warms up, keep an eye out for invasive plants growing on your property. These plants can displace native species, creating monocultures that reduce diversity and can contribute to stream bank destabilization and erosion. If you find these plants early enough, it might not be too late to do something about it.
What are chrysophytes?
Chrysophytes are a group of algae commonly found in lakes. They are sometimes referred to as golden-brown algae due to their coloration from specific photosynthetic pigments.
Membership
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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