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Stories of the Ausable

Keep up with the work of AsRA staff. Stories of the River shares information about AsRA's stewardship and monitoring work, natural stream restoration and culvert replacement techniques by highlighting specific projects in the Ausable River watershed of northern New York.

Dec
02
2015
Brook Trout Study Identifies Top Climate Change Pressure Factor
Results from a 15-year study of factors affecting population levels of Eastern brook trout in the face of climate change show that high summer air temperatures have a large influence, in particular on the smallest fry and eggs, which are most important to wild trout abundance in streams.
Brook Trout
Nov
17
2015
Tourists Come for the Outdoors, Protect It!
The 2014 Leisure Travel Study conducted by the Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism (ROOST) shows the importance of a healthy environment to the regional economy.
Oct
12
2015
Safe Passage
This summer the Ausable River Association (AsRA) led the installation of a model culvert in the Town of Wilmington. The old culvert on this beautiful small brook trout stream was an undersized 30-inch pipe that caused regular flooding of the residential...
Restoration
Sep
17
2015
Marcy Dam Removal
On Monday, September 14th NYS DEC with help from the Student Conservation Association (SCA) started the first phase of the Marcy Dam removal project. The scope of the current project is to reduce the height of the dam by eight feet over the next five...
Restoration
Sep
16
2015
Three Great Fall Hikes
The Ausable River watershed is one of the most beautiful locations in the country for viewing fall foliage, especially if your goal is to get off the road and into the woods. These three hikes offer outstanding views of the Adirondack High Peaks and,...
Aug
21
2015
Keene Weir Replacement
AsRA coordinated a natural stream restoration at the popular Keene Town Beach restoring the stream's natural hydrology, providing habitat for native fish, and improving the quality and safety of recreational opportunities.
Restoration
Jul
27
2015
Discovering the Ausable: An Aquatic Stewardship Program
A five-day teen program introduced youth to the outdoors, aquatic ecology, and environmental stewardship.
May
25
2015
Wader Wash Stations
AsRA continues the Wader Wash Station project to protect the Ausable from aquatic invasive species and preserve its recreational value.
Invasives

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Our mission — is to help communities protect our streams and lakes.
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Threats
The Ausable River is a river on the edge.
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AsRA is working hard to protect the Ausable River.
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