Stories of the Ausable
What Insects Tell Us About Water Quality
An additional tool we can use to understand water quality in our streams and lakes is to look at biological measures such as fish, macroinvertebrates, and algae abundance and diversity. Most often, macroinvertebrates are used as bioindicators of water quality.
Creating Climate-Ready Culverts: Part 1 – The Survey
The Ausable River Association has been working with our partners, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and The Nature Conservancy, since 2010 to identify and replace aging and undersized culverts. Our "right-sized" climate-ready culverts are critical to improving flood resilience, aquatic species passage, and stream health in our watersheds.
Where Should I Fly Fish In the Summer?
Many anglers know that Adirondack summer months are not the ideal time for trout fishing in larger rivers. As the weather warms, so does the water. Water temperatures in the upper 60s and above cause stress for all trout species, and temperatures above 70 °F can be lethal for brook trout. So, what is the summer angler to do? Read on to find out!