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Jun. 15, 2012
Join the Watershed Agriculture Council (WAC) Forestry staff as they lead 2 free Tree Identification Walks at local model forests. Learn how to identify trees, which trees have economic value, and which trees are important to local ecosystems. The program... Read more
Jun. 15, 2012
Join the Watershed Agriculture Council (WAC) Forestry staff as they lead 2 free Tree Identification Walks at local model forests. Learn how to identify trees, which trees have economic value, and which trees are important to local ecosystems. The program... Read more
Jun. 7, 2012
  You can now find the Watershed Agricultural Council's 2011 Annual Report online. But first, take a look at this photo montage of East of Hudson Program projects completed last year. (You can also view it on our YouTube channel.) Thanks to our Croton... Read more
Jun. 6, 2012
The Roxbury Arts Group (RAG) and the Council round out this month with the IMPACT Film Series at Stamford's 76 Main! on Thursday at 7 p.m. Movie admission is free; donations benefit future RAG programming and Council's Conservation Easement Stewardship... Read more
Jun. 6, 2012
Jim Sickler and his Boer meat goatsat Miz Inka Farms, FranklinOn Thursday, June 21 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., the Sheep & Goat Producer Group will visit Miz Inka Farms, 13171 State Highway 357 in Franklin. Hosts Ruth and Jim Sickler will take the group... Read more
Jun. 6, 2012
Ray James takes pointers on hoof maintenance at the 2011 Walton Regional Livestock Show.Join the Council in sponsoring this open-class showmanship event for beef, sheep, goat and hog owners. The Walton Regional Livestock Show returns to the Delaware... Read more
Jun. 6, 2012
Armed with shovels, stakes and trees, a volunteer team from Dannon  recently helped Westchester Land Trust (WLT) protect water quality, animals  and habitats at Pine Croft Meadow Preserve in Waccabuc by planting more  than 200 trees and clearing harmful... Read more
Jun. 6, 2012
Need a speaker for your next event, workshop or conference? Let us provide an expert staffer to present on topics related to agriculture,  forestry, conservation easements, water quality, farm to market,  communications and the Council's community impact... Read more
May. 24, 2012
Ever wonder if there was a better, cheaper, and more environmentally friendly way of moving New York State products to New York City? The Lower Hudson-Long Island Resource Conservation & Development Council (RC&D) is curious too and is proposing... Read more
May. 23, 2012
Non-motorized boating enthusiasts who've long yearned to dip their oars and paddles into the waters of New York City's huge reservoirs get their wish this weekend. On Friday, May 25, the Pepacton, Schoharie, and Neversink Reservoirs are open to the... Read more
May. 23, 2012
The artwork of Pure Catskills members Temma Bell and Ulla Kjarval, the mother-daughter team at Spring Lake Farm, are now on display at the Erpf Gallery at the Catskill Center, Arkville through Friday, June 22. Woodcuts and photography by fellow artists... Read more
May. 23, 2012
We know water is a pretty miraculous natural resource. But it's a whole other thing to see it captured on the Big Screen. In "Messages from Water," Dr. Masaru Emoto takes a photographic look at water  crystals to determine the mysterious effects that... Read more
May. 7, 2012
The Catskills CRAFT group hosts four on-farm trainings at regional farms this summer. Topics include designing your farm around topography, raising mixed livestock on the family farm, and marketing your farm products.  Catskills CRAFT, or Collaborative... Read more
Apr. 9, 2012
The Catskills CRAFT group hosts four on-farm trainings at regional farms this summer. Topics include designing your farm around topography, raising mixed livestock on the family farm, and marketing your farm products. Catskills CRAFT, or Collaborative... Read more
Mar. 20, 2012
According to the United Nations, which recognizes March 22 as World Water Day, we drink up to a gallon (4 liters) of water each day. More importantly, the food we eat uses even more water. For example, take 2.2 pounds of beef (1 kilo). You need nearly 4,... Read more

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