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Mirror Lake NY

The 2018 Mirror Lake Water Quality Report documents ongoing concerns of road salt contamination of the lake. 

Upper Jay NY Ice Jam 2019

For some residents living along the Ausable and other Adirondack rivers, river ice raises the harrowing potential of ice jams. What causes ice jams, and how are they related to winter ice and stream health?

road salt

The short answer is maybe. Last year several scientific studies released point to widespread groundwater contamination from road salt across New York State.

Mirror Lake NY Livestream
Mirror Lake Livestream

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

Rome Dam After Dam Removal

After years of effort, the 125-year-old dam on the lower West Branch Ausable River has been demolished.

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
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
Where does the river steward work?
She's here, she's there, she's everywhere! Get an update on Liz's plans for the summer.
Stream Features: Riffle to Glide
There's a pattern to be learned in the features of a stream.
Adirondack Salamanders
The Ausable watershed is home to a diverse array of amphibians, including frogs, toads, and salamanders, and, though they may not be thought of as terrestrial animals, many spend most of their adult lives in the woods and waterway edges. Some utilize...
Membership
Ausable River Association (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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