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.

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November 2019 ENews

November 2019 ENews

Check out the latest news from the Watershed Agricultural Council here. View the Pure Catskills Holiday Gift Guide, read about our 2019 Ag Tour, learn...

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Instagram post 2194610858917628612_2325520471 Today started crisp and chilly in the Catskills. #nycwatershed ❄️💧
Instagram post 2190783461762085594_2325520471 It's #GivingTuesday! We are looking to our like-minded supporters who share our goals of supporting and protecting farm and forest land in our beautiful region. Like you we recognize our natural resources are central to our quality of life. We need fresh water to drink, clean air to breathe, healthy food to eat and economic prosperity to sustain our lives and communities. Join us by supporting the work we are doing in the region by donating today! nycwatershed.org/donate (link in bio)
Instagram post 2190242595530278052_2325520471 It’s a snowy day in the NYC Watershed. Stay safe friends! ❄️🐮
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Instagram post 2188596183805671098_2325520471 Today is the day, shop local! Link in @purecatskills bio
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Skip department stores today and keep it local on Small Business Saturday. Show your Catskills love for local businesses and most importantly your community by using #shoplocalcatskills and #shopsmall. Shopping small has never been easier thanks to our Pure Catskills members who are committed to stocking products from local makers. Check out our list of many of the best local shops throughout the region in our Holiday Gift Guide to find a store near you!
Instagram post 2187161014922765869_2325520471 Today, and every day, we are thankful. Thankful for our farmers, foresters and the local community as we work together to keep this region a working landscape. It is because of our producers and their dedication to this region and rural lifestyle that we are able to do the collaborative work that we do. Together with our partners, we are able to offer support to hundreds of farms and forest businesses in the NYC Watershed. Happy Thanksgiving from your friends at the Watershed Agricultural Council!
Instagram post 2177355557810222068_2325520471 Shopping local just got easier with the 2019 @purecatskills Holiday Gift Guide! We’ve gathered honey collectors; wool and fiber makers; outlets for wreath and holiday decorations; cut-your-own tree farms; alcohol makers; handcrafted and hand-blended gift ideas; holiday caterers; preserved goods; botanical lines; holiday bakers; value-added dairy producers; maple syrup makers; local stores; places to stay and local happenings. . .all in one easy-to-access resource. Support your local producers and community by making your purchases count for clean water and the environment this holiday season! Link in PC bio. 
#ShopLocalCatskills #WeArePureCatskills #purecatskills
Instagram post 2162867630707459619_2325520471 Loggers on the move! #mywoodlot #nycwatershed #wacforestry #logging #logger #logtruck #onthemove #chainsaw @mywoodlot19

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