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Upcoming Events

The Great Adirondack Trail Run

June 8, 2024

Join us at The Mountaineer for a day of vendors, brand reps, food, music, and of course The Great Adirondack Trail Run & 5K fun run! All proceeds from the event will benefit the Ausable River Association. Click here for more details - registration opens in May.

Ride for the River

July 13 & 14, 2024

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 hosted 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. Registration is capped at 150, so don't wait! Learn more and register here.

Discovering the Ausable: A Teen Aquatic Stewardship Program

July 16 - 20, 2024

We're excited to announce our 9th year of Discovering the Ausable: A Teen Aquatic Stewardship Program in partnership with the Adirondack Mountain Club. This weeklong teen summer camp immerses teens ages 13-15 in field-based science research and a thorough exploration of the waters of the Ausable River. Applications are now open for this year's program - click here to learn more and apply.


Past Events

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. 

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

Thank you to the wonderful volunteers who joined our tree plantings in May and helped us plant over 500 trees along the banks of the East Branch. Together we are working to restore the Ausable River. 


June 21, 2023

Thank you to everyone who joined 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. It was a beautiful evening filled with friends, food, and fun. This annual event is our way to thank everyone who helps us get good work done in our Adirondack watersheds. We're grateful to our partners for making this event possible.

Purple Loosestrife Volunteer Pull

August 13, 2023

Thank you to the wonderful volunteers who joined us in August for our annual purple loosestrife pull.

 Ausable River Paddling Cleanup

September 10th, 2023

Thank you to the wonderful volunteers who joined us in September for our annual Ausable River Paddling Cleanup.

September Shindig

September 20, 2023

Thank you so much to everyone who came out to our 2nd annual September Shindig. It was a beautiful evening good eats, brews, and friends.

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