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Earth Month Ausable River Cleanup

April 22, 2023

Thank you to all the volunteers who joined us for our third annual Earth Month Cleanup! We had over 90 volunteers participate this year, removing around 3,000 lbs of garbage from the watershed. Together we are working towards a cleaner, healthier Ausable River watershed.

Spring Tree Plantings

May 5 & 12, 2023

Join us for one of our tree planting events this Spring! We will have two tree planting days on May 5 and May 12, 2023. These events will both take place at a past restoration site in Upper Jay, NY. We will be providing guidance on tree plantings and working to revegetate the riverbank. Click here for more information.

Guided Watershed Tours


Join our staff and expert guest naturalists for outdoor education programming featuring diverse ecological themes in the Ausable, Boquet, and Saranac River watersheds. Click here to learn more about our Tours and to sign up. 

The Great Adirondack Trail Run

June 10, 2023

Join us for a day of vendors, brand reps, food, music, and of course The Great Adirondack Trail Run & 5K fun run hosted by The Mountaineer! With 11.5 and 3.5 mile runs, there is an option for everyone. If you're not a runner, you can still stop by the after party. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Ausable River Association. Click here for more details - registration opens in May.


June 21, 2023

Join the Ausable River Association's staff, board, and fellow supporters at the Keene Valley Country Club to celebrate our efforts on behalf of healthy streams, clean water, biodiverse habitats, and vibrant communities. This annual event is our way to thank everyone who helps us get good work done in our Adirondack watersheds. This free outdoor event includes food, beverages, raffles, and more! Stay tuned for more details.

Ride for the River

July 15 & 16, 2023

For over a decade, Ride for the River has been a breathtaking and fun ride along the Ausable River that is not to be missed! This fun, family-friendly fundraising event host by Bike ADK celebrates the Ausable River and the communities surrounding it. All proceeds directly support the work of the Ausable River Association (AsRA) to protect the clean waters, healthy streams, biodiverse habitats, and scenic beauty of the Ausable River watershed. Click here for more information.

Ausable River Cleanup

September 2023

Join us and our partners Adirondack River RentalsCasella Waste Systems, and One Tree Planted for a paddling river cleanup September 2023 (date TBD)!  This great opportunity allows us to give back to the river and our community by removing trash that has built up over the past year. The cleanup will take place in Peru on Carpenter's Flats between Route 9 and the railroad bridge downstream. 

September Shindig

September 2023

Thanks for joining the Ausable River Association's staff and board for an evening of fine dining and camaraderie at The Hungry Trout Resort in Wilmington, NY to benefit the Ausable River Association. Guest speaker Curt Stager, author and professor of natural sciences, spoke about climate change in an Adirondack context. Check back here for a date and more information about this year's Shindig. 

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