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

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...

June 2021 ENews

June 2021 ENews

Watch our new Boots in the Barnyard video featuring Council Chair Bud Gladstone, learn about our Precision Feed Management Program, shop local at Pure Catskills...

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The Watershed Agricultural Council is happy to ann The Watershed Agricultural Council is happy to announce our new Council Chair, Bud Gladstone. When asked about his new role, Gladstone stated: 

"We are very fortunate at the Watershed Agricultural Council to have many highly qualified, skilled and dedicated staff and partnering agencies that bring expertise and staff to support our programs. I view these challenging times as an opportunity for the Watershed Agricultural Council to continue as the leader in Land Stewardship in our Agricultural communities. Successful agricultural programs and farms bring growth and strength to our local economies.”

Read more at nycwatershed.org

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