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

0% Farm Participation
0 acres of Managed Forest Land
0 Conservation Easement Acres
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.

Events

News

WAC Update: October 5, 2021

October 5, 2021 Dear Colleagues, Partners and Participants, Since January, the Watershed Agricultural Council (WAC) worked diligently to correct and catch-up on the contractually required...

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When we protect a farm, we preserve a way of life. 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: beautiful farm and forestland patched together with cool mountain streams.

Join us today as we protect farms, forests and clean water by donating online at:
nycwatershed.org/donate (link in bio)

Thank you for supporting the Watershed Agricultural Council's mission of promoting the economic viability of agriculture and forestry, the protection of water quality, and the conservation of working landscapes for generations to come! 
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Another gorgeous fall day 🍂 . . #nycwatershed # Another gorgeous fall day 🍂
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Happy National Farmers Day! Everyday we are thankf Happy National Farmers Day! Everyday we are thankful for the hard working farm families in the region. Today was perfect in the NYC Watershed! 
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The sun is shining, the leaves are brilliant and c The sun is shining, the leaves are brilliant and crops are being harvested. It’s a gorgeous day in the NYC Watershed! 🍁
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Stormy summer evenings 🌦 . . . #nycwatershed #c Stormy summer evenings 🌦
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Views from the top! Cool shot of @luckydogorganic Views from the top! Cool shot of @luckydogorganic by @veccvideography! 
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