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welcomeTwo Join Council of Directors 

Council of Directors, 2012 Watershed Agricultural Council

Help us welcome long-time Agricultural Program participants ot the Board--Gwen Deysenroth and Wayland "Bud" Gladstone--to the 2012 Council of Directors. The Council now holds four pilot farm owners in its ranks. (Tom Hutson and John Verhoeven round out the group.) Council meetings are open to the public and are held monthly on the 4th Tuesday at the Walton office. Find the 2012 schedule, upcoming agendas, and meeting minutes onlineLike us on Facebook View our profile on LinkedIn Follow us on Twitter View our photos on flickr 

 soilSoils Guru, Bionutrients & Rainbeau Ridge

Soils Workshop with David Kittredge at Rainbeau Ridge Farm, Bedford Hills We barely advertised this Westchester County workshop and it's already sold-out! Thanks to Lisa Schwartz and Rainbeau Ridge for hosting this two-day soils workshop. For more on the Real Food Campaign and Dan Kittredge's philosophy on bionutrient rich soils, visit our YouTube ChannelLike us on Facebook View our profile on LinkedIn Follow us on Twitter View our photos on flickr  


rallyNo Farms, No Food Rally 
No Farms No Food Rally in Albany on  February 15 When it comes to farmland protection, conservation easements, regionally grown food, and farming's future in New York State, we stand beside American Farmland Trust in their efforts. Join us in Albany on February 15 for the No Farms, No Food Rally. We're visiting our State legislators at the Capitol to talk about why land conservation is important to clean water, farming and our regional economy. Email us if you're interested in a ride-share from Delhi. Like us on Facebook View our profile on LinkedIn Follow us on Twitter

videoWhat is a Watershed?

What is a Watershed? (english version)
What is a Watershed? (English version)

Thanks to Missouri & Mississippi Divide Resource Conservation & Development for this nifty primer explaining basic watershed characteristics.

Have you seen a video that you think we should share here? Let us know and we'll add it to our YouTube Channel. Like us on Facebook View our profile on LinkedIn Follow us on Twitter View our photos on flickr

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February 10, 2012

Welcome Directors  

Soils Workshop 

Albany Rally 

Watershed Video  

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February- all month

Old Salem Horse Show Winter Series 

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February 11

Basics of Maple Syrup Production



February 15

No Farms, No Food Rally



February 16

Managing Windfalls



February 24

Group House Dairy Calf Symposium



February 28

Barn Meeting



March 1

Getting Started with Honeybees



March 1

Easement Program Committee Meeting



March 1

Learning About Investments for the Family Farm 



March 2

Trained Logger Certification-Adult First Aid & CPR



March 6 & 7

Nutrient Management Workshop

Walton & Delhi 


March 25 

Farm to Market Connection 




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The Watershed Agricultural Council is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to support the economic viability of agriculture and forestry through the protection of water quality and the promotion of land conservation in the New York City Watershed region. The WAC is funded by The New York City Department of Environmental Protection, U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Forest Service and other federal, foundation and private sources. The WAC is an equal opportunity provider and employer.