Stony Clove Creek, a tributary to the Esopus Creek, in Chichester, NY.

Stony Clove Creek, a tributary to the Esopus Creek, in Chichester, NY.

Environment

Our staff engages communities to solve and respond to key environmental challenges, reduce and make more equitable our collective use of the Earth's resources, and inspire respect for natural systems and our reliance on them.  CCE Ulster County's Environment program area has three areas of focus, water resources, invasive species and forestry.  We partner with agencies like Ulster County Soil and Water Conservation District, NYS DEC, NYC DEP, Hudson River Estuary Program and the Catskill Regional Invasive Species Partnership Program (CRISP) on projects.

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Ashokan Watershed

Learn about the Ashokan Watershed Stream Management Program, and how its partners work together to protect the health of our regional streams.

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5/20: Family Fun & Fish Day

Join in the fun at Kenneth Wilson State Park in Mt. Tremper. Learn to fish and enjoy a delicious BBQ lunch. Hosted by AWSMP.

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Asian longhorn beetle

Asian Longhorned Beetle

First found in New York in 1996, the Asian Longhorned Beetle is a serious threat to our maples and other hardwood trees.

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Water Quality

Find consumer information about drinking water, home water treatment, wells, septic systems, bottled water, and other water quality issues here.

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Last updated May 2, 2018