Call Our Volunteer HelpLine

Our Master Gardener Volunteers answer all kinds of gardening questions. Give them a call and see if they can help you, too!

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Heating with wood

When comparing heating fuels, wood has a lot of advantages.

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What is the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program? Families with children and day care providers who are income eligible may participate in free home-based nutrition education.

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Cooperative Extension puts 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 many topics that may be useful to you and your family. Our staff works with local residents to identify community issues and needs and to create appropriate strategies and programs to address those needs. We invite you to explore our website, check out our upcoming events, then give us a call or visit one of our Education Centers to learn more. We're here to help, with information and people you can trust!

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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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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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Buying Firewood

It's a good idea to buy your wood at least one whole season ahead. Get tips on what to look for, how firewood is sold, and more useful information here.

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Save Energy, Save Dollars

Keep Money in you Pocket!

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Deer Resistant Plants

Is there anything they won't eat? Although no plant is completely "deer proof", we've compiled a chart of deer-resistant varieties that may avoid their browsing.

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Wood Stove Safety

Here are some tips for buying, installing and maintaining your wood stove, and precautions that can help you avoid having a chimney fire.

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Last updated October 25, 2016