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

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


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.

Ashokan reservoir 2012 courtesy nycdep

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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Asian longhorned beetle

Invasive Species

CCE-Ulster partners with other agencies and NYS DEC to provide up to date information on identification and management of invasive pests.

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Flooded corn

12/11: Managing Flood Risk

The discussion will help residents to be better prepared for possible flooding and to understand your risk as it applies to your property. In this course we will examine how to read and interpret FEMA Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs).

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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 February 13, 2018