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Inspiring Responsible Stewardship
Wild & Scenic Film Festival logo with mountains and rivers in background

Join us virtually for our second annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival: Saturday, December 5 from 7 to 9 p.m. 

Mirror Lake NY Livestream
Mirror Lake Livestream

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

orange excavator in the Ausable River moving large river rocks around

Learn about ongoing threats and challenges within the Ausable River watershed, and what we're doing to address them with the support of our members and donors.

Executive director beside river explaining projects to group of members

Each year we host a stream restoration site tour for our board of directors and lead business partners and donors. View a short photo blog for a taste of what participants experienced on this year's tour. 

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.
Business Partnership
Business Partnership
Partner with the Ausable River Association and together we can enhance the health of the watershed where we live, work, and play.
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
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.
Support the organization that protects, monitors, and restores the river in partnership with our river communities: the Ausable River Association.
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