The Boquet River Association (BRASS) is a small, membership-based, volunteer-oriented non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of water and life in the 280-square mile Boquet River watershed. BRASS uses a collaborative, non-regulatory approach to watershed management, and works with individuals, organizations, local governments and state and federal agencies to solve problems affecting the river. (Read more)
Upcoming BRASS Ramble
A Guided Canoe and Kayak Trip On the Boquet
On Saturday August 15th Bob McGoldrick, Vice President of the Boquet River Association will lead a trip upstream from Wadhams’ Dam and back again. This is a beautiful flat water section of the river with a variety of woods and farmland. The paddle is appropriate for beginners or intermediates. Be sure to bring water and a snack, sunblock, life jacket, and bug dope.
The group will meet at the Dogwood Bakery in Wadhams at 10 am. Be prepared for a two to three hour paddle depending on the water level. Depending on the weather, the event may be canceled or postponed, so be sure to sign up, if you want a call for time changes etc. Please call Bob McGoldrick at 962-4941 for confirmation.
The salmon were running the Boquet River from the mouth at Lake Champlain by early October 2014. Within the first few days of the run, the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation counted 22 salmon at the fish ladder located at the dam in Willsboro. Meanwhile the US Fish and Wildlife Service netted 24 salmon and put transmitters in them to see if the fish would go up through the fish ladder and/or how many attempts they make to do so. (Read More)
Annual Cookie Fun Run Results.
The BRASS annual Cookie Run held on Saturday, October 18th drew 19 runners from Elizabethtown, Keene, Westport, Wadhams, Lewis, and Port Henry. The rain didn’t dampen the spirits of the runners, who all were eager to start the four mile round trip run. The group ran two miles up County Route 10 along the beautiful Boquet River, turned around and finished at the starting line. The overall winner was (Read more)
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Mailing Address: PO Box 374, Elizabethtown, NY 12932
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Phone: 518-962-4810 x 409 (Anita Deming, President)
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