Our staff works to engage with the community to solve and respond to key environmental challenges, reduce and make more equitable our collective use of the Earth's resources, and inspire respect for natural systems and our reliance on them.
Visit about a dozen homes that feature renewable energy and/or eco-friendly building practices, open to the public for this one-day event, Saturday, Sept. 30, 10am-4pm. $5 suggested donation.
Join CCE and other local groups to learn about Blue-Green Algae, what makes them bloom, how officials monitor public water sources, and more, at this morning forum on Saturday, Sept. 30.
Discover the wealth of reuse options in Tompkins County! Solve a puzzle by visiting stores on the Reuse Trail in October, and enter a raffle to win gift cards from participating stores No purchase necessary.
Go beyond the basics and learn advanced composting techniques in this 3 class series on 9/14, 9/21 & 10/5. $5/person per class or $10 for the 3-class series
This class on Wednesday, Oct. 18 from 6:30-8pm will look at how plants become invasive, their uses, and impacts. With Akiva Silver from Twisted Tree Farm. Fee; register online.
When comparing heating fuels, wood has a lot of advantages. Learn about choosing, storing and safely burning firewood on our "Heating with Wood" pages.
Last updated September 29, 2017