Stories of the Ausable
Why You Should Always Bring a Headlamp
In case you didn't know, this blog is about always carrying a headlamp with you on your day trips. But maybe you already figured that out from the title....
What Controls the Amount of Water in the River?
Have you ever wondered why one river in our region has more water flowing than another river? What accounts for this difference if both rivers have been receiving similar amounts of rainfall?
What Causes Foam on Rivers?
While hiking near a stream in the Ausable watershed, I noticed a light tan foaming blob on the water's surface next to the bank. Stream foam or suds are often seen on windy days, accumulating against logs, on the banks of streams or along lake shores. This is most often a harmless natural occurrence.