Visit our pages to learn about invasive pests (Asian Longhorn Beetle)...

and invasive plants (Garlic Mustard).

Find resources for building & maintaining your pond.
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Find resources for building & maintaining your pond.

Learn about environmental regulations that affect you...

ways to manage your woods and other resources...

ways to manage your woods and other resources...

and so much more!

and so much more!


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.

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Invasive Earthworms

The Asian jumping earthworm is an invasive species that endangers our forests. Find out how what it does, and how to identify and help contain these worms.

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6th Annual Leaf Swap

Bring your clean bagged leaves in from Monday 11/6 through Saturday 11/18 to share with gardeners/composters! Learn about composting and get some free on 11/18!

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Community Solar Workshop

Join us at The Space@Greenstar on November 28 at 6pm for a FREE Community Solar workshop. Learn about your community solar options and sign up for a free assessment!.

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Master Composters

Apply by January 29 to join the 2018 Master Composter Training, offered 10 evenings, February-May with dates off for holidays & breaks. Apply online or print and return an application!

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Heating with Wood

When comparing heating fuels, wood has a lot of advantages. Learn about choosing, storing and safely burning firewood on our "Heating with Wood" pages.

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Invasive Pests

Invasive species are one of the greatest threats to New York's biodiversity. Learn about the various introduced pests that have been introduced to our state.

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Sharon Anderson
Environment Team Leader
(607) 272-2292 ext. 156

Last updated November 14, 2017