Stories of the Ausable
Food webs along the river continuum: Headwaters
At the Ausable River Association, our ecological studies of the river most often focus on two ecosystems: the forest, or riparian, ecosystem and the stream ecosystem. In the stream or river ecosystem, we work to understand which groupings of fish species live where and the myriad species of insects they depend upon as a primary food source.
2020 Stream Restoration Site Tour
Each year we host a stream restoration site tour for our board of directors and lead business partners and donors. This November, participants braved cool weather and a light drizzle to visit two of our completed 2020 projects and learn about what's in store for next year.
Best Fly Rod for the Ausable River
Open season for trout may have ended in New York on October 15 but catch and release stays open year-round on portions of the West Branch Ausable River. Even in the fall, anglers travel to fish the seven miles of river considered some of the best fishing in the eastern United States. Here are some tips for narrowing in on the best fly rod for the Ausable River.