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Pruning
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Pruning

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Pruning is essential to maintaining healthy and attractive trees and shrubs, yet many fear this simple and often pleasant task. This presentation will cover the proper use and selection of tools, common landscape trees and shrubs that need pruning, times of year to prune and the basics on how it ...

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Caring for and Decorating with Houseplants
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Caring for and Decorating with Houseplants

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

This program will begin with a discussion of the selection and care of indoor plants for any room. Then it will show how houseplants can make the home a living, green environment by creating privacy for an exposed living room, by keeping the house’s air pure, and by adding humidity in a dry ...

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Putting the Garden to Bed
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Putting the Garden to Bed

Thursday, September 27, 2018

What should you do in the fall to ready your garden for spring? This program demonstrates the best methods to use in the fall to create the best garden in the spring! Learn what to do in the fall to improve soil quality, to protect perennials, tender plants, trees, and shrubs from winter conditio...

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Non-Profit Fundamentals
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Non-Profit Fundamentals

Thursday, September 27, 2018

2018 Seminars for Non-Profit LeadersLeadership Certificate in Nonprofit Sustainability Core Course: Non-Profit Fundamentals Registration is required one week in advance as class space is limited. If you registered and find you’re unable to attend, please let us know as soon as possible. Refun...

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Free Guided Demonstration Garden Tour
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Free Guided Demonstration Garden Tour

Sunday, September 30, 2018

Join Cornell Cooperative Extension Rockland County’s Master Gardener Volunteers for a tour of the Demonstration Gardens and a brief lecture on seasonally-relevant topics. Tours are the last Sunday of every month from April through October and include information about the ever-changing displ...

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 Fertilizer Law Certificate Program 2018
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Fertilizer Law Certificate Program 2018

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

The Fertilizer Certificate Program is a required course to obtain the Home Improvement Contractors Certificate; which is required to conduct business in Rockland County. The course is also referred to as The Turf Management Course. This class has a direct connection to the Clean Water Act of ...

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Flowering bulbs from Spring through Fall
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Flowering bulbs from Spring through Fall

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Flowering bulbs in your garden does not just mean growing daffodils in the spring. Learn how to grow a wide variety of annual and perennial bulbs that bring a succession of bloom from early spring through the fall. Also covered are strategies to keep your bulbs from becoming a furry critter buffe...

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Non-Profit Fundamentals
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Non-Profit Fundamentals

Thursday, October 4, 2018

2018 Seminars for Non-Profit LeadersLeadership Certificate in Nonprofit Sustainability Core Course: Non-Profit Fundamentals Registration is required one week in advance as class space is limited. If you registered and find you’re unable to attend, please let us know as soon as possible. Refun...

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Veterinary Science 4-H Career Exploration Program
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Veterinary Science 4-H Career Exploration Program

Monday, October 1, 2018

Follow this link to register online: Vet Sci Registration PortalMeet Domestic & Exotic Animals!Explore Veterinary Science Careers! Develop Skills with Local Professionals!This program is open to any youth in grades 9-12. Limited to 30 youth; registrations will be received on a paid, first-co...

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Flowering Bulbs from Spring to Fall
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Flowering Bulbs from Spring to Fall

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Flowering bulbs in your garden does not just mean growing daffodils in the spring. Learn how to grow a wide variety of annual and perennial bulbs that bring a succession of bloom from early spring through the fall. Also covered are strategies to keep your bulbs from becoming a furry critter buffe...

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Understanding Wine
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Understanding Wine

Thursday, October 11, 2018

For those who have an appreciation of wine which goes beyond just drinking it, this program will explore the history of wine as well as the growing of the grapes and the making of the final product. We also will discuss wines from around the world and the wines which do best in each region, payin...

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Teen Leadership Rockland - Application Deadline
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Teen Leadership Rockland - Application Deadline

Friday, October 12, 2018

Apply by October 12, 2018 online at: http://bit.ly/TLR2018App Program runs from 6:00 to 8:15 pm on Tuesdays from November through April with exceptions Important Information Class size is limited. Only applicants who submit their full application by 10/12/18 and take part in the intervie...

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Veterinary Science Career Exploration Program
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Veterinary Science Career Exploration Program

Monday, October 15, 2018

The Rockland County 4-H Veterinary Science Career Exploration Program is offered to high school students, grades 9-12, interested in a career working with animals. This 8-session program offers an insight to the veterinary science field.Applicants should: Complete registration form by dea...

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Financial Management in a Non-Profit Business
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Financial Management in a Non-Profit Business

Monday, October 15, 2018

2018 Seminars for Non-Profit LeadersCore Course: Financial Management in a Non-Profit Business Registration is required one week in advance as class space is limited. If you registered and find you’re unable to attend, please let us know as soon as possible. Refunds will be made until the da...

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Caring for Winter Holiday Plants: Amaryllis, Poinsettia, and Winter Cactus
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Caring for Winter Holiday Plants: Amaryllis, Poinsettia, and Winter Cactus

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

This program will begin with a general discussion on selecting and caring for indoor plants. Then, it will demonstrate how poinsettias, amaryllis, and winter cactus can survive beyond the holidays. By carefully placing these plants in the proper indoor environment, they can bloom holiday after ho...

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Dealing with Wildlife in Your Backyard
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Dealing with Wildlife in Your Backyard

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Deer and other wildlife are a constant threat to your plantings and home gardens. This talk will address the primary wildlife challenges in our area. It will discuss the behaviors and habits of the primary invaders such as deer, rabbits, groundhogs and chipmunks and suggest viable options for l...

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Winter Container Gardens
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Winter Container Gardens

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

This lively and informative presentation highlights valuable tips and easy techniques for growing ornamentals and miniature evergreens throughout the fall and winter. It will also demonstrate different methods of decorating the containers with branches, berries, and twigs for the holiday season. ...

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Winter Container Gardens
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Winter Container Gardens

Thursday, October 18, 2018

This lively and informative presentation highlights valuable tips and easy techniques for growing ornamentals and miniature evergreens throughout the fall and winter. It will also demonstrate different methods of decorating the containers with branches, berries, and twigs for the holiday season. ...

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Veterinary Science Career Exploration Program
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Veterinary Science Career Exploration Program

Monday, October 22, 2018

The Rockland County 4-H Veterinary Science Career Exploration Program is offered to high school students, grades 9-12, interested in a career working with animals. This 8-session program offers an insight to the veterinary science field.Applicants should: Complete registration form by dea...

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Financial Management in a Non-Profit Business
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Financial Management in a Non-Profit Business

Monday, October 22, 2018

2018 Seminars for Non-Profit LeadersCore Course: Financial Management in a Non-Profit Business Registration is required one week in advance as class space is limited. If you registered and find you’re unable to attend, please let us know as soon as possible. Refunds will be made until the da...

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Caring for Winter Holiday Plants: Amaryllis, Poinsettia, and Winter Cactus
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Caring for Winter Holiday Plants: Amaryllis, Poinsettia, and Winter Cactus

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

This program will begin with a general discussion on selecting and caring for indoor plants. Then, it will demonstrate how poinsettias, amaryllis, and winter cactus can survive beyond the holidays. By carefully placing these plants in the proper indoor environment, they can bloom holiday after ho...

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Caring for Winter Holiday Plants: Amaryllis, Poinsettia, and Winter Cactus
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Caring for Winter Holiday Plants: Amaryllis, Poinsettia, and Winter Cactus

Thursday, October 25, 2018

This program will begin with a general discussion on selecting and caring for indoor plants. Then, it will demonstrate how poinsettias, amaryllis, and winter cactus can survive beyond the holidays. By carefully placing these plants in the proper indoor environment, they can bloom holiday after ho...

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Free Guided Demonstration Garden Tour
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Free Guided Demonstration Garden Tour

Sunday, October 28, 2018

Join Cornell Cooperative Extension Rockland County’s Master Gardener Volunteers for a tour of the Demonstration Gardens and a brief lecture on seasonally-relevant topics. Tours are the last Sunday of every month from April through October and include information about the ever-changing displ...

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Veterinary Science Career Exploration Program
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Veterinary Science Career Exploration Program

Monday, October 29, 2018

The Rockland County 4-H Veterinary Science Career Exploration Program is offered to high school students, grades 9-12, interested in a career working with animals. This 8-session program offers an insight to the veterinary science field.Applicants should: Complete registration form by dea...

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Veterinary Science Career Exploration Program
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Veterinary Science Career Exploration Program

Monday, November 5, 2018

The Rockland County 4-H Veterinary Science Career Exploration Program is offered to high school students, grades 9-12, interested in a career working with animals. This 8-session program offers an insight to the veterinary science field.Applicants should: Complete registration form by dea...

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 Fertilizer Law Certificate Program 2018
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Fertilizer Law Certificate Program 2018

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

The Fertilizer Certificate Program is a required course to obtain the Home Improvement Contractors Certificate; which is required to conduct business in Rockland County. The course is also referred to as The Turf Management Course. This class has a direct connection to the Clean Water Act of ...

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Growing and Caring for Indoor Plants
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Growing and Caring for Indoor Plants

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Extend your gardening season by growing tropical houseplants indoors all year long. Learn which plants grow best in your home environment and when to fertilize, to divide, and to repot the plants. This program will also include a discussion of keeping insects and diseases under control.This progr...

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Strategies for Fundraising
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Strategies for Fundraising

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

2018 Seminars for Non-Profit LeadersCore Course: Strategies for Fundraising Registration is required one week in advance as class space is limited. If you registered and find you’re unable to attend, please let us know as soon as possible. Refunds will be made until the day before the cl...

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Strategies for Fundraising
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Strategies for Fundraising

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

2018 Seminars for Non-Profit LeadersCore Course: Strategies for Fundraising Registration is required one week in advance as class space is limited. If you registered and find you’re unable to attend, please let us know as soon as possible. Refunds will be made until the day before the cl...

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Dealing with Wildlife in Your Backyard
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Dealing with Wildlife in Your Backyard

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Deer and other wildlife are a constant threat to your plantings and home gardens. This talk will address the primary wildlife challenges in our area. It will discuss the behaviors and habits of the primary invaders such as deer, rabbits, groundhogs and chipmunks and suggest viable options for l...

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Caring for Winter Holiday Plants: Amaryllis, Poinsettia, and Winter Cactus
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Caring for Winter Holiday Plants: Amaryllis, Poinsettia, and Winter Cactus

Thursday, November 15, 2018

This program will begin with a general discussion on selecting and caring for indoor plants. Then, it will demonstrate how poinsettias, amaryllis, and winter cactus can survive beyond the holidays. By carefully placing these plants in the proper indoor environment, they can bloom holiday after ho...

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Veterinary Science Career Exploration Program
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Veterinary Science Career Exploration Program

Monday, November 19, 2018

The Rockland County 4-H Veterinary Science Career Exploration Program is offered to high school students, grades 9-12, interested in a career working with animals. This 8-session program offers an insight to the veterinary science field.Applicants should: Complete registration form by dea...

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Veterinary Science Career Exploration Program
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Veterinary Science Career Exploration Program

Monday, November 26, 2018

The Rockland County 4-H Veterinary Science Career Exploration Program is offered to high school students, grades 9-12, interested in a career working with animals. This 8-session program offers an insight to the veterinary science field.Applicants should: Complete registration form by dea...

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Human Resources in a Non-Profit Business
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Human Resources in a Non-Profit Business

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

2018 Seminars for Non-Profit LeadersCore Course: Human Resources in a Non-Profit Business Registration is required one week in advance as class space is limited. If you registered and find you’re unable to attend, please let us know as soon as possible. Refunds will be made until the day bef...

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Orchids
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Orchids

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Orchids were once thought to be rare, intimidating plants which were available only to the h Today orchids are less formidable houseplants that are available to all. This presentation will discuss how orchids grow and how the average homeowner can care for them. It will examine various types of o...

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Veterinary Science Career Exploration Program
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Veterinary Science Career Exploration Program

Monday, December 3, 2018

The Rockland County 4-H Veterinary Science Career Exploration Program is offered to high school students, grades 9-12, interested in a career working with animals. This 8-session program offers an insight to the veterinary science field.Applicants should: Complete registration form by dea...

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 Fertilizer Law Certificate Program 2018
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Fertilizer Law Certificate Program 2018

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

The Fertilizer Certificate Program is a required course to obtain the Home Improvement Contractors Certificate; which is required to conduct business in Rockland County. The course is also referred to as The Turf Management Course. This class has a direct connection to the Clean Water Act of ...

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Human Resources in a Non-Profit Business
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Human Resources in a Non-Profit Business

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

2018 Seminars for Non-Profit LeadersCore Course: Human Resources in a Non-Profit Business Registration is required one week in advance as class space is limited. If you registered and find you’re unable to attend, please let us know as soon as possible. Refunds will be made until the day bef...

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Veterinary Science Career Exploration Program
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Veterinary Science Career Exploration Program

Monday, December 10, 2018

The Rockland County 4-H Veterinary Science Career Exploration Program is offered to high school students, grades 9-12, interested in a career working with animals. This 8-session program offers an insight to the veterinary science field.Applicants should: Complete registration form by dea...

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