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

...and invasive plants (Garlic Mustard)

cat tails in farm pond
Image by Sandy Repp

...find resources on building and maintaining your pond,

...learn about toxic substances in your home environment...

...environmental regulations that affect you,

Master Forest Owners Woods Walk June 2014 Del Allen's

...ways to manage your woods and other resources,

Recycling Education
Image by Holly Boname


Schoharie-Otsego landscape view

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.

A honey bee is attracted to flowers in theUSDA People's Garden, pollinator garden in Washington, D.C. (USDA Photo).

Gardening & Climate Change

How can changing climate affect your home gardening efforts? Find useful resources here on climate-friendly gardening, landscaping for water quality, and more.

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Fields flooded by nearby Wallkill River during Hurricane Irene and again after Tropical Storm Lee, near Campbell Hall, NY, USA

Flood Recovery

Floods can be devastating to a family's home and the road to recovery can be long. Find out more about resources you can use here.

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Radioactivity sign against a blue sky, for use on Radon education events


Radon is the leading cause of lung cancer among non-smokers. Do you know what radon is? Where it is? How to test for it? Learn about it here and how to get a free radon home test kit.

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Logo for the national Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN) 250p wide

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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Last updated December 29, 2017