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COVID-19 Message

Updated Feburary 22nd, 2021

The Ausable River Association remains committed to the health and safety of our communities and our watershed in the midst of COVID-19 developments. We are closely monitoring the situation on a regional, state, and federal level, and are adhering to all government and health department recommendations for safe operations. As these recommendations evolve,  we will make decisions about our 2021 events, so please stay tuned to this page for updates. Thank you to everyone who is part of protecting our community's health and preserving the Ausable watershed, for current and future generations.

Ride for the River

July 17th - 26th,  2020

Ride for the River must roll on - safely. This important annual fundraiser is a celebration of the river and surrounding communities, and all proceeds directly support our work to protect the clean waters, healthy streams, biodiverse habitats, and scenic beauty of the Ausable River watershed.

Guided River Tours

August - October, 2020

Please join the Ausable River Association staff for Guided River Tours held throughout the summer months. We will lead guided hikes to local destinations, a paddling trip on the West Branch Ausable River, a Riverwalking experience, and more. This year we will also feature expert guest presenters, adding a new depth to the interpretive experience. 

Ausable River Clean-up

September 8th, 2020

Our annual river clean-ups are open to all community members who want to restore and protect the beauty of the Ausable River. This year's clean up, in partnership with Adirondack River Rentals, is open to all community members and visitors who want to volunteer their time to help restore and protect the Ausable River.

Wild & Scenic Film Festival

December 5th, 2020

The Wild & Scenic Film Festival is a collection of films from the annual festival held the third week of January in Nevada City, CA which is now in its 18th year! Wild & Scenic focuses on films which speak to the environmental concerns and celebrations of our planet.

Explore the wonderful recreational resources of the Ausable.
AsRA is working hard to protect the Ausable River.
The Ausable River is a river on the edge.
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