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Inspiring Responsible Stewardship
People canoeing and kayaking on a small lake

Join our staff and guest naturalists for outdoor education programming featuring themes of river ecology and stewardship in the Ausable River Watershed.

Small waterfall cascading into pool surrounded by forest

Rise to our Summer Matching Challenge. Our board of directors, along with several close friends, has issued a $40,000 matching challenge to our supporters, with a goal of raising $80,000 by August 31st.

Mirror Lake NY Livestream
Mirror Lake Livestream

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

Our mission — is to help communities protect our streams and lakes.
Caring for the Ausable
Caring for the Ausable
A practical guide for making a difference at home and at work.
Summer Matching Challenge
Summer Matching Challenge
Rise to our Summer Matching Challenge, donate to protect the streams and lakes you love, support AsRA with a contribution, and double your impact!
Ausable River Apparel
Ausable River Apparel
Purchase Ausable River Association apparel with original designs highlighting features of the Ausable River watershed.
Stories of the Ausable
Native and Invasive Plant Lookalikes in the Ausable Watershed
It’s summer in the Ausable River watershed. The mud and the blackflies of the spring are gone, making room for gorgeous summer weather and blue skies. All that sun and warmth means terrestrial and aquatic plants can reach the peak of their blooming cycle. To assist with identification, here's is a list of invasive species and their native look-alikes to help you in your own invasive species surveying.
Impact of Climate Change on Lakes: Lake Browning
In the coming years, we should expect to see continued declines in lake water transparency and increased browning of lakes in the Adirondacks.
Best Places to Stand Up Paddleboard Near Lake Placid
Whether you're out for some exercise, ready to soak up the sun, or simply want to drift around and relax, your search for the best stand up paddleboarding near Lake Placid ends here. Check out this list of our favorite lakes and ponds with the calmest waters and best mountain views in the area.
Membership
Help us rise to the Summer Matching Challenge, donate to protect the streams and lakes you love, support AsRA with a contribution, and double your impact!
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