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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Instagram post 2151159453800582499_2325520471 Get your fall pumpkins and decor from one of the best! ๐ŸŽƒ ๐Ÿ„
Instagram post 2145346145713490375_2325520471 Soak it in, itโ€™s the best time of the year ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ‚
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Instagram post 2142185322354786043_2325520471 Happy Friday! Itโ€™s a foggy start to a beautiful day in the NYC Watershed. ๐Ÿ’ง๐Ÿ‚
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Instagram post 2131324710854774777_2325520471 Skidder bridges are an extremely important Best Management Practice (BMP). They help logging machinery move over streams with minimal sediment movement. Hereโ€™s a glimpse of how theyโ€™re put together! #mywoodlot #BMP #nycwatershed #forestry #wacforestry #sediment #bridges #skidderbridge #installation #waterquality #streams #logging #skidder
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The 10th Annual Taste of the Catskills Festival is just one month away! Pure Catskills is a proud sponsor with a tent of 30+ members! Come join us on October 12 & 13 from 10 AM to 4 PM, rain or shine! #tasteofthecatskills #purecatskills #catskills #buylocal #supportlocal #belocal
Instagram post 2115422790819496931_2325520471 After the rain๐Ÿ’ง๐ŸŒ„ | ๐Ÿ“ท: Leanne Nabinger #nycwatershed
Instagram post 2114810738250127783_2325520471 In partnership with Westchester County Soil and Water Conservation District, the Watershed Agricultural Council was awarded funding through the NYS Department of Agriculture and Marketsโ€™ Climate Resilient Farming Grant Program to implement 15 Best Management Practices to address flooding in critical farm areas and increase carbon sequestration on Muscoot Farm in Katonah, NY.

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