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.



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...

2019 Ag Tour

2019 Ag Tour

On October 17, 2019 the Watershed Agricultural Program had its annual Ag Tour. Three West of Hudson Watershed Farms all with recent construction completed were...

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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. 
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