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.


Drinking Water Wednesday

Learn about the common tests of drinking water —bacteria, nitrate, nitrite, and lead—at this FREE event on Wednesday, Sept. 27 @ 5:30pm at Dryden Fire Hall.

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Compost demo site

Compost w/ Confidence

Stop by Ithaca Community Gardens at 12:30pm one Saturday per month from June-Oct for a FREE class on composting basics PLUS a different special topic each month!

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Toxic Algae

Join CCE and other local groups to learn about Blue-Green Algae, what makes them bloom, how officials monitor public water sources, and more, at this morning forum on Saturday, Sept. 30.

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Rowland solar panels

Green Building Tour

Visit about a dozen homes that feature renewable energy and/or eco-friendly building practices, open to the public for this one-day event, Saturday, Sept. 30, 10am-4pm. $5 suggested donation.

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Impacts of Invasive Plants

This class on Wednesday, Oct. 18 from 6:30-8pm will look at how plants become invasive, their uses, and impacts. With Akiva Silver from Twisted Tree Farm. Fee; register online.

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

Last updated September 19, 2017