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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Advanced Composting!

Go beyond the basics and learn advanced composting techniques in this 3 class series on 9/13, 9/20 & 9/27. $5/person per class or $10 for the 3-class series

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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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Giant Hogweed

Giant hogweed is one of New York's most striking and dangerous invasive plants. Learn how to recognize and manage it safely on our site.

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Treatment off Stewart Park

4 acres of hydrilla treated with copper compound August 13. At no time will the herbicide concentration exceed safe water use standards for humans, wildlife, or fish.

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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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Energy Smart Communities

Learn about smart meters and online tools that will soon be available in your community. Free meeting at CCE-Tompkins on Saturday, May 20, 9:00-10:30am!

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

Last updated July 30, 2018