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.

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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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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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About Solar Energy

Solar energy is simply energy derived from the sun, that we can convert to electricity or thermal energy. Since sunlight is relatively infinite, solar energy is one of our most promising renewable resources.

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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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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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Contact

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

Last updated December 11, 2017