In the past, the area was covered by invasive plant species. After constructing a pothole, the diversity of the vegetation has begun to change and it supports a variety of plants including Showy Lady’s Slipper and False Solomon’s Seal.
Local communities in New York State, with NRCS assistance, have constructed 59 flood control dams since 1955. A few of these dams are nearing the end of their 50-year design life.
Work continues in areas of New York impacted by Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee, leaving severely eroded streams, impairing the watershed, and threatening roads, bridges, and properties.
NRCS-New York has announced availability of Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) to stimulate the devlopment and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies. Deadline set for applications.
2012 Census of Agriculture
Get Started with NRCS
Join the Team
Field Office Technical Guide
NRCS Websites & Additional Assistance
Find local program and technical information
on our NRCS state websites.
Data on our Nation's natural resources and technical
tools are delivered from NRCS National Centers.
View our numerous web products that help
communicate info into a timely and complete way.
NRCS information in Spanish.
NRCS Home | USDA.gov | Site Map | Civil Rights | FOIA | Accessibility Statement