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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Microplastics are so small they slip through water filtration systems and end up in our waterways. Learn more about them here.

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2019 Ag Summit

"Strategies for Farming in the Northeast with Changing Weather Patterns" is the focus of this meeting, 10am-3pm on February 26 at Dryden VFW. $10 includes lunch.

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Talking Energy!

Come to a FREE "Community Energy Conversation" and find out about the smart grid, smart meters and more! Held every 4th Thursday, next one is February 28!

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​Growing Solar

An Energy Educator from CCE will give a presentation on 2/27 at the Classrooms @ GreenStar for their Growing Solar Community Solar campaign.

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Worm Composting

Learn about "Vermicomposting," an indoor composting system that uses red worms. Every household leaves with a starter bin and worms! $10/household, space is limited!

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

Last updated February 22, 2019