Visit our pages to learn about invasive pests (Emerald Ash Borer)...

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

Cornell Cooperative Extension 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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Garlic Mustard

Garlic mustard is one of very few non-native plants to be able to successfully invade forest understories.

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Asian longhorn beetle

Asian Longhorned Beetle

First found in New York in 1996, the Asian Longhorned Beetle is a serious threat to our maples and other hardwood trees.

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Prepare for Emergencies

Do you know how to keep your family and pets safe during a weather event or other emergency? Find out how to prepare for or recover from a variety of natural disasters, here on our site.

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Ponds

Find resources on building a new pond, controlling algae, and attracting wildlife to your pond, here on our site.

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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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Forest Botanicals

Collecting forest plants for medicines, flavoring, or nutrition is one of the oldest uses of forests. Growing these plants in your woods can be a source of added income.

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Last updated November 10, 2016