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NYC Watershed MOA Partners

NYC Watershed Protection is a Partnership effort

Working with Partners

Various organizations, institutions and government agencies are directly implementing programs under the Filtration Avoidance Determination (FAD) and the 1997 Memorandum of Agreement (MOA). These environmental and economic partnership efforts are protecting water quality and providing funding and other assistance to watershed communities. Other partners serve in various other capacities, such as providing oversight, advice and education, and enhancing communication.

Watershed Organizations

Watershed Agricultural Council
Catskill Watershed Corporation
Watershed Protection and Partnership Council

Government Agencies

  • NYC Department of Environmental Protection
  • County Governments:
    • Greene County
    • Delaware County
    • Schoharie County
    • Sullivan County
    • Ulster County
    • Putnam County
    • Westchester County
  • State Agencies:
    • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
    • NYS Department of State
    • NYS Department of Health
    • NYS Environmental Facilities Corporation
    • NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets
    • NYS Emergency Management Office
  • Federal Agencies:
    • United States Environmental Protection Agency
    • USDA Farm Service Agency
    • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
    • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
    • US Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service
    • US Department of Agriculture Forest Service
    • US Fish and Wildlife Service
    • United States Geological Survey
    • US Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency

Educational and Non-Profit Organizations

  • County Soil and Water Conservation Districts
    • Statewide
    • Greene County
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension Associations
    • Delaware County
    • Greene County
    • Schoharie County
    • Sullivan County
    • Ulster County
    • Putnam County
    • Westchester County
  • Cornell University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
  • New York State Water Resources Institute
  • SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
  • SUNY Delhi
  • Hunter College
  • Ulster County Community College
  • Coalition of Watershed Towns
  • Catskill Center for Conservation and Development
  • Catskill Forest Association
  • Frost Valley YMCA
  • Catskill Institute on the Environment
  • Empire State Forest Products Association
  • Environmental Action Coalition
  • Institute for Ecosystem Studies
  • National Fish & Wildlife Foundation
  • New York City Club
  • Olive Natural Heritage Society
  • Ulster County Environmental Management Council
  • Watershed Forestry Task Force
  • Kensico Environmental Enhancement Program
  • Hudson Basin River Watch
  • Catskill Landowners Association
  • American Farmland Trust
  • The Nature Conservancy
  • Open Space Institute
  • Partners in Wildlife
  • Environmental Defense Fund
  • Friends of the Great Swamp
  • Riverkeeper, Inc.
  • Natural Resources Defense Council
  • Trout Unlimited
  • Catskill Water Discovery Center

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