Our Mission

To promote the economic viability of agriculture and forestry, the protection of water quality, and the
conservation of working landscapes through strong local leadership and sustainable public-private partnerships.

Our Footprint

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0 Pure Catskills Members

The Watershed Agricultural Council works with hundreds of farm and forest landowners in the NYC Watershed. Together, with our program participants, we have an expansive Conservation Footprint in the region. View the map here.

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August 2020 ENews

August 2020 ENews

Our August grant round is now open, learn more about applying here. Farmers and Ranchers in New York Can Now Apply for Financial Assistance through...

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Good morning! 🦌🌿 Good morning! 🦌🌿
A day in the life of a Nutrient Management Planner A day in the life of a Nutrient Management Planner. Soil sampling, fresh running streams and some really cute cows 😍💧🐮
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Perfect skies and lush pastures, life in the NYC W Perfect skies and lush pastures, life in the NYC Watershed at its finest 🌤🌾💧
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Are you a farm/agricultural business, forest busin Are you a farm/agricultural business, forest business/logger, food/beverage business, and/or landowner with farm/forest business property inside the NYC West of Hudson Watershed? Our August round of Marketing, Staffing, Event/Mileage Reimbursement and Training micro-grants is now open! 

Non-farming businesses looking to apply must source 51% NYC West of Hudson Watershed farm/forest products to be considered. Municipalities are not eligible. The application deadline for this round is August 31, 2020. 

*NOTE: The Watershed Agricultural Council will only be accepting online applications for this grant round. If you need assistance with please contact Kristan Morley at kmorley@nycwatershed.org.

www.nycwatershed.org/economic-viability/micro-grants-program/
Bovina Farmers' Market today behind the creamery f Bovina Farmers' Market today behind the creamery from 4-7pm! @livestockfoundation
😍 looking good at @berrybrookfarm ・・・ CS 😍 looking good at @berrybrookfarm 
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CSA week 9: carrots, shishito peppers, slicing tomatoes, cherry tomatoes, bell pepper, garlic, cabbage, cucumbers, and eggplant. Full on summer time!
Look at these Scottish cuties! 😍 . . . #nycwat Look at these Scottish cuties! 😍 
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Perfect views at Thunder View Farms today😍 📷 Perfect views at Thunder View Farms today😍 📷: Scott Boyce 
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The best views around! 😍 ・・・ Do you see a The best views around! 😍
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Do you see a heart too? #purecatskills
What a perfect day on the Pepacton! Happy 4th of J What a perfect day on the Pepacton! Happy 4th of July! 💥🇺🇸 📷: Elaine Poulin
Happy 4th friends! Remember to support local agric Happy 4th friends! Remember to support local agriculture this holiday weekend! 💥 🥛 🐄 🇺🇸
NYC Watershed views, there’s nothing better! ・ NYC Watershed views, there’s nothing better! ・・・
I love the mountains, I love the flowers, I love an afternoon when the cows come home...#ilovedelco #noplacelikehome #catskills
June is National Dairy Month. Help support the dai June is National Dairy Month. Help support the dairy farmers of the NYC Watershed! 🐮
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