The Conservation Easement program has protected over 30,000 acres of farm and forest land for 200+ NYC Watershed families.
Archive for: Timeline Stories
Pure Catskills Rebranded to Include Forest Products
Pure Catskills brand expands to promote both Farm and Forest Products from producers of the NYC Watershed/Catskills region.
WAC’s 25th Anniversary
West of Hudson Agricultural Program has 290 Farms covering 153,000 Acres Easement Program has 28,500+ acres of farm and forest..Read More
$43 Million Conservation Easement Stewardship Endowment
The endowment, which was funded by New York City, will be used by WAC to steward easement lands that are..Read More
Forestry Easement Pilot Program Launched
Conservation Easement program to protect forest lands implemented. MyWoodlot website launches.
The Watershed Agricultural Council strives to promote the economic viability of agriculture and forestry, the protection of water quality, and..Read More
Programs That Work
New York City drinking water continues to meet national standards. The Environmental Protection Agency extends the Filtration Avoidance Determination (F.A.D.)..Read More
Pure Catskills Begins
Pure Catskills Buy-Local campaign begins showcasing watershed producers The first Pure Catskills Guide to Products is published
NYC/Watershed Classroom partnership established