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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
Fish of the Ausable Watershed, Part II
The Ausable watershed encompasses 512 square miles, 27 High Peaks, and includes 94 miles of river channel fed by more than 70 streams. It is home to over 20,000 human residents living primarily in settlements downstream of its protected...
Ice Jams - Scourge of Winter?
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 Mobilizes Heavy Metals into Freshwater Ecosystems and Groundwater
Road salt plays an important role in the fate of heavy metals in roadside soils and freshwater ecosystems.
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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