Cornell Cooperative Extension

Rockland County

2014 P.A.T.H. Grant Applications are Available NOW!

Programs to Assist the Hungry are funds available to support daily & weekly feeding program & food pantries. All grant recipients must be nonprofit organizations serving the emergency food needs of Rockland County residents. Apps: Due on 11/7/2014

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Cooperative Extension puts a wealth of useful, research-based information at your finger tips!

In addition to what you'll find here on our website, we offer free or low-cost workshops on topics that range from how to start an organic garden to making a home spending plan. Explore our links, check out our upcoming events, then give us a call or visit our Education Center to learn more. We're here to help, with information -- and people -- you can trust!

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Public Speaking Academy

This series of workshops is for those who are comfortable with giving a speech or illustrated talk and are ready to further develop their public speaking skills. Registration due by 1/25/2015. There is a $100 program fee.

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Fertalizer Law Certification

November 5th 8am until 10am Environmental Educator Chuck Steed will be teaching a Fertilizer Law Certificate Program qualified through Rockland County to those interested in earning certificate. Pr-Registration is Required. $30 fee per person.

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Fish and Game

Find resources on hunting and fishing, and many recipes for large and small game, fish and fowl and how to prepare them safely.

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Winter Weather Safety

Learn how you can better prepare yourself for the bitter winters of New York State.

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Storing Firewood

Unlike most fuels, firewood can be stored indefinitely, safely and without degrading. Learn correct storage techniques here.

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Wrapping Paper

Burning glossy, waxy or metallic paper can release highly toxic chemicals into the air! Visit our page on safe ways to dispose of used holiday wrapping materials instead!

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Last updated October 24, 2014