Thursday, January 5, 2023

2023 Tree & Shrub Sale


The Cattaraugus County Soil & Water Conservation District is having their annual tree & shrub sale!  Deadline for orders is March 10, 2023.
Seedlings will be distributed on April 21, 2023 at the Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds in Little Valley.

Please contact the Conservation District office at (716) 350-4018 if you have any questions.  


Agricultural Assessment Program

Farmland Owners May Save on Property Taxes With Agricultural Assessment Program

Application Deadline is March 1, 2023 

Owners of actively farmed agricultural land may qualify for a partial reduction in property tax through the Agricultural Value Assessment program.  For eligibility requirements, contact your local assessor.  Qualified landowners in Cattaraugus County will need to have a Soil Group Worksheet listing the agricultural soils for each parcel they own completed by the Cattaraugus County Soil & Water Conservation District to submit with their application to their assessor.  There is a charge of $25 per parcel for completion of the Soil Group Worksheets.  Deadline for application is March 1, 2023.  To obtain a Soil Worksheet, contact the Conservation District with your tax parcel information at (716) 350-4008.

Thursday, April 28, 2022


Allegany-Limestone, led by advisor Mr. Dan Waugaman, took first place in the 2022 Cattaraugus County Envirothon, held on April 27th at Allegany State Park. They will now advance to the 2022 New York State Envirothon at Hobart & William Smith College on May 25th and 26th.  Randolph Team #2  took second place and Olean City School placed 3rd. In all, 6 teams representing 5 schools participated in this year’s program, and 2022 was the 30th year that Cattaraugus County has held an Envirothon competition. Over 30 high school students competed.

 2022 Cattaraugus County Envirothon Champs - Allegany-Limestone
 Dan Waugaman, Team Advisor, Xavier Hilmey, Jesse Decker, Connor Ellison, Sughosh Kondur, 
Andy Opperman, Megan Boberg, Catt. Co. Soil & Water

Participating Schools
Allegany-Limestone, Franklinville, Hinsdale, Olean City School District, Randolph

Tuesday, May 12, 2020


 The Cattaraugus County Soil and Water Conservation District’s office hours are 
8AM - 4:30PM,  Monday - Friday