The environment team at CCE-Tompkins works with others in Tompkins County 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.
Hydrilla treatment has continued in Cayuga Inlet. Find reliable information about this invasive water weed, how it spreads, methods for its control and more, here on our site!
POT & JAR SWAP
Recycle your plastic garden pots, nursery pots, trays and cell packs, AND empty unbroken glass canning jars, on Thursday-Tuesday, June 20-25. Take away what you can use. Only clean pots in good condition will be accepted!
Learn to set up & manage a compost bin -- and more! -- at these FREE classes, 11AM-12PM. on the last Saturday of the month, June to October, southwest side of the Ithaca Farmers' Market.
There are LOTS of ways to get around in Tompkins County without using a car! See all the possibilities that await you, here on the Way2Go web pages!
Find information and resources on renewable energy forms -- including biomass, geothermal, wind and solar power -- here on our website!
Find local and regional testing labs that can perform microbiological, organic and inorganic analyses of your household's water, and general information on water testing.
A NEW SHOW
Join Josh Dolan and Mila Fournier on Wednesdays from 4:00-5:00pm for "The Practical Earthkeeper", a live weekly radio interview show on 88.1FM - WRFI Community Radio for Ithaca & Watkins Glen.
Visit our library of resources on shale gas to learn more about hydrofracking, a process for extracting natural gas from the Marcellus Shale formation, here on our website!
Our Board of Directors meetings are held on the 1st Thursday of the month at 615 Willow Avenue in Ithaca . Meetings usually run from 5:00-7:00pm and are open to the public.