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...

August 2021 Enews

August 2021 Enews

Watch our newest video: Boots in the Barnyard: Clark Farms, register for Clean Sweep, check out news from the Deposit Lumberjack Festival and more by...

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Happy Earth Day! As we celebrate the earth, let's Happy Earth Day! As we celebrate the earth, let's also take time to celebrate those that care for it; farmers, foresters, and stewards of the land. We are proud of the conservation ethic in the NYC Watershed!

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