Visit our pages to learn about invasive pests (Asian Longhorn Beetle)...

and invasive plants (Garlic Mustard).

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Find resources for building & maintaining your pond.

Learn about environmental regulations that affect you...

Master Forest Owners Woods Walk June 2014 Del Allen's

ways to manage your woods and other resources...

"On the Path Through Inwood Hill Park" by Barry Solow
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and so much more!

Environment

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.

Adult emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire, 1888

Emerald Ash Borer

Learn how to identify the Emerald Ash Borer, monitor your Ash trees, detect and report possible EAB in your trees, and more, with resources we've compiled on this site.

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snow

Winter Weather Safety

Find tips on winter driving, personal and pet safety, how to prepare for winter storms, links to Cornell's EDEN website, and more, here on our Emergency Preparedness pages.

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Shovel and Pond

Building A New Pond

Successful ponds require careful planning. New ponds must be located in the best spot possible, supplied by a consistent water source, and constructed with an adequate spillway.

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Chainsaw Safety

Find resources to help you choose a chainsaw that's right for you, and guidelines for using it safely and effectively, here on our Chainsaw Safety page.

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Firewood

Firewood = $

You can utilize your woodlot effectively by producing firewood for others as a source of income

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Field infestation of Giant Hogweed (Heracleum mantegazzianum)

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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Contact

Holly Wise
Consumer Horticulture Educator, Plant Science Educator
hlw2@cornell.edu
(315) 736-3394 Ext. 125

Last updated January 3, 2019