Our staff works to engage with the community to solve and respond to key environmental challenges, to reduce and make more equitable our collective use of the Earth's resources, and to inspire respect for natural systems and our reliance on them.
This section will include information on composting, conservation, emergency/disaster preparedness, green jobs, invasive species, natural gas drilling, renewable energy, and water quality issues.
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.
Also known as Alabama Jumper, Jersey Wriggler or Crazy Snake-Worm, this worm has the potential to alter the character, functionality, and make-up of our landscapes and forests.
The NYS Dept. of Agriculture & Markets recently confirmed that the invasive spotted lanternfly has been found in Delaware County, New York. The pest targets ailanthus trees and attacks a variety of crops (grapes, hops apples and forest products).
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.
Last updated April 25, 2019