Enhanced Recreational Opportunities for the Upper East Branch Delaware River Watershed

FINAL PLAN for ENHANCED RECREATIONAL ACCESS for the UPPER EAST BRANCH DELAWARE RIVER WATERSHED

Executive Summary and Table of Contents ( 261 Kb pdf)

Final Draft Plan (13.9 Mb pdf)

Appendix (7.5 Mb pdf)

 

Do not hesitate to get in touch with Aaron Bennett, project consultant at abennett@catskill.net or Carol O’Beirne of the Central Catskills Chamber (project sponsor) at obarts@catskill.net if you have any specific questions or to provide feedback on the Plan. 

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Check out the new draft sign design layout (click for larger) that will help residents and visitors find stream access locations throughout the East Branch Delaware.

EBSA_SignLayout1

 

 

 

 

STUDY SHOWS: Outdoor Recreation on Catskill Lands Brings 2.5 Million People, Thousands of Jobs, and $115 million – The Catskills’ publicly

April 1st isn't too far away

April 1st isn’t too far away

owned state and New York City lands plus private lands open to the public, draw over 1.7 million visitors annually. They create an economic impact of $46,207,000 and support 980 jobs. Add those who come to enjoy other privately held lands, and the total number of people choosing the Catskills for recreation each year is almost 2.5 million, creating an economic impact of $114,768,000 and supporting 2,413 jobs. So states a new report, “Economic Valuation Study for Public Lands in the Central Catskills” prepared by Brian Zweig of Business Opportunities Management Consulting.

Read/download the entire study by clicking here.

New signage that increases awareness, appreciation for, and encourages access to local waterbodies in the East Branch Watershed

 

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One Response to Enhanced Recreational Opportunities for the Upper East Branch Delaware River Watershed

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