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!

Environment

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.

Garlic mustard

Garlic Mustard

Garlic mustard is one of very few non-native plants to be able to successfully invade forest understories.

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Practical earthkeeper

The Practical Earthkeeper

Learn about gardening workshops and events in our area, in The Practical Earthkeeper newsletter! Receive your own copy FREE by email, sign up here!

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Compost demo site

Compost w/ Confidence

Stop by Ithaca Community Gardens at 12:30pm on the last Saturday June-October for a FREE class on composting basics PLUS a different special topic each month!

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Open burning denmark

Open Burning

Open burning regulations prohibit burning across New York State with only a few exceptions. Be sure you know the law before you burn!

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Asbestos sheets

Asbestos

Asbestos is a common yet toxic material. Learn how to identify it and protect your home.

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Car sharing

Finding Rides

Learn some simple tips that can help you find people to ride with to work, school, and beyond!

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Contact

Sharon Anderson
Environment Team Leader
ska2@cornell.edu
(607) 272-2292 ext. 156

Last updated May 26, 2017