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Mirror Lake NY Livestream
Mirror Lake Livestream

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

Sunset behind snowy mountains surrounding winter valley

News articles highlighting the ongoing threats and challenges within the Ausable River watershed, as well as work accomplished through the support of our members and donors.

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
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
How Do Ice Jams Form?
Ice jams form when the amount of ice moving in the river exceeds the river channel's transport capacity – its ability to move materials downstream. The process begins when cold winters create thick bank to bank ice on streams. Bank spanning surface ice...
Adirondack Lake Ice Safety
As a general rule of thumb, ice is safe to walk on when there is 4 inches or more of clear ice. It is important to understand that different types of ice varying in their strength.
How is AsRA engaging youth?
Continued private and grant-funded support of the Ausable River Association allows us to continue to protect the clean water, healthy streams, and diverse habitats of the Ausable watershed by ensuring we can inspire responsible stewardship in our communities and among visitors – kids and adults – through a variety of educational programs.
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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