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Ashokan Watershed Stream Management group tours sites throughout NW Ulster Co.

State and county officials toured the Ashokan watershed by bus Friday morning, to inspect flood mitigation projects performed by the Ashokan Watershed Stream Management Program (AWSMP) — a collaborative effort by The NYC DEP, Ulster Co. Soil & Water Conservation District, and Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE-UC). Several sites were visited, including the Stony Clove Creek […]

Town Hall Packed for DEC Hearing, Re: Mushroom Factory

Cars were double-parked outside Mamakating Town Hall Wednesday night, July 15th, for a special public hearing by the DEC. Over a hundred people packed the meeting room, both requesting and discouraging an administrative hearing for the proposed Yukiguni Maitake mushroom plant. The speakers went on for three hours, from 7pm to 10pm. A stenographer wrote […]