Updated May, 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.
Earth Month Ausable River Clean-Up
April 24, 2021
The Ausable River Association (AsRA) and Rotary Club of the Au Sable Valley, partnered with Rotary Club of Lake Placid, One Tree Planted, Trout Unlimited, and Adirondack Riverwalking to clean up the roadside along the West and East Branch Ausable River. Thank you to everyone who joined us!
Guided River Tours
May - September, 2021
Please join the Ausable River Association staff for Guided River Tours held throughout the spring and summer months. We will lead guided hikes to local destinations, a paddling trip on the West Branch Ausable River, a bat and moth research night, and more. This year we have also expanded the number of expert guest presenters, adding additional depth to the interpretive experience.
Ride for the River
July 17 & 18, 2021
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.
Ausable River Clean-up
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 and Casella Waste Systems, 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
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 19th year! Wild & Scenic focuses on films which speak to the environmental concerns and celebrations of our planet.