Tuesday, December 10, 2013
The Cattaraugus County Soil & Water Conservation District is accepting orders for the 2014 Spring Tree & Shrub Bare Root Seedling Sale. Several species of conifers, hardwoods, shrubs, and berries are available, as well as assortment packets for reforestation, wildlife, and erosion control. Orders are accepted on a first come, first serve basis until March 31th, 2014. Seedlings will be distributed in April.
To receive an order form, please contact the Conservation District office at (716) 699-2326 ext. 101, or click the link below. Remember, trees make great gifts that last a lifetime!
Farmland Owners May Save on Property Taxes With Agricultural Assessment Program
Application Deadline is March 1, 2014
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, 2014. To obtain a Soil Worksheet, contact the Conservation District with your tax parcel information at (716) 699-2326 ext. 101, or stop in the District office at the USDA Service Center at 8 Martha Street in Ellicottville.