Tue, 11/19/2013 - 1:00pm
Tue, 11/19/2013 - 7:00pm
Catskill Watershed/ Flickr

Unadilla, NY independent producer Nancy Burnett presents this story of conflict resolution and the landmark 1997 NYC Watershed Memorandum of Agreement. The Agreement has attracted international attention as a model of how to balance environmental protection and economic development. The setting is the Catskill Mountains of New York State, where a system of reservoirs supplies 90% of the water for the people of New York City. Eight key participants in the negotiations between New York City and watershed communities tell the story as they lived it.
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