Advocate, Protect, Conserve

Advocate for Agriculture

Advocate for Agriculture

Farmland, clean water and a way of life. All three are dependent on a thriving agricultural community that is threatened by rising land prices and development. Safeguard these irreplaceable resources-our rural landscape and its family farms-by protecting regional farmlands and working landscapes through this Fund.
Protect Working Landscapes

Protect Working Landscapes

When we protect a farm, we preserve a way of life. For generations, people in the Catskills have appreciated the rural character of the region’s undeveloped landscape: a beautiful patchwork of farm and forestland run through with cool mountain streams. To work and live in an active farming community is to be a part of...
Conserve the Watershed

Conserve the Watershed

Through a unique agricultural conservation easement with the Watershed Agricultural Council, landowners can permanently protect their farmland and clean water while preserving their right to practice farming and forestry. By donating to the Easement Stewardship Fund, you are continuing this practice and ensuring that the land is protected in perpetuity.

Watershed Agricultural Council Conservation Easement Stewardship Fund
Safeguard the rural landscape and family farms with your donation.

Watershed Agricultural Council, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Donations are tax deductible to the full extent of the law. A copy of the Watershed Agricultural Council’s latest annual report may be obtained from the organization or from the New York State Attorney General’s Charities Bureau, Attn: FOIL Officer, 120 Broadway, New York, NY 10271.

Unless otherwise restricted by the gift instrument pursuant to paragraph (B) of Section 553 of the Not-for-Profit Corporation Law, the Institution may expend so much of an Endowment Fund as it deems prudent after considering the factors set forth in paragraph (A) of Section 553 of the Not-for-Profit Corporation Law.

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Advocate: $35
Supporter: $50
Friend of the Watershed: $250
Sponsor: $500
Benefactor: $1,000
Steward: $2,500
Conserver: $5,000
Guardian: $10,000

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