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Ontario County Household E-Waste Collection

Saturday, March 30, 2019

Free and Open to Ontario County Residents ONLY!Pre-registration required!Call Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ontario County: 585-394-3977 x 427What is E-Waste? It is the disposal of electronic products. Improper disposal affects human and environmental health because many of these products cont...

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Selling Timber from Your Woods Workshop

Thursday, April 4, 2019

All too often timber sales start with a knock at the door and an offer to log your woods. The offer may sound good, but what is your timber really worth? Most woodlot owners simply have no clue. So how do you make sure you get the best deal? What you should do and what knowledge you need to h...

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Citizens Academy: Ontario County
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Ontario County Citizens Academy

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Citizens Academy is a way for residents of Ontario County to interact, ask questions, and learn about the operation of County government. Citizens will:Help fulfill our Vision and MissionMeet and interact with County leadersTour facilities Learn about County finances and processesGet qu...

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Unusual Fruits in the Backyard

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

You likely will not find these unusual fruits in the grocery store. So about the only way for you to enjoy their unique flavors is to grow them yourself. We are talking about hardy kiwi, pawpaws, mulberries, beach plums, buffalo berries, Nanking cherries, quinces, Juneberries, persimmons, aro...

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Rain Barrel Workshop

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Installing a rain barrel is an easy way to protect our environment and save money! A rain barrel collects and stores rainwater from your roof that would otherwise be lost to runoff and diverted to storm drains or streams. Installing a rain barrel will minimize runoff pollutants into our waterw...

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Fairie Gardens and Gnome Homes

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Come with me and you’ll be in a world of pure imagination... Join us for a magical exploration of your inner child. Bring a container, plants, and decorations of your fancy. We’ll supply the soil, some plants, and some more decorations, along with the inspiration! Additional plants and decora...

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Shiitake Mushroom on Log
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Introduction to Mushroom Cultivation

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Here in the northeast, cultivating log-grown mushrooms can be commercially viable even for small operations. Join Ken Mudge, retired Cornell Associate Professor of Horticulture and co-author of the book "Farming The Woods", for a presentation on forest cultivation of shiitake, and other specialty...

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Size comparison for deer ticks; lyme disease
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"Don't Get Ticked!"

Thursday, May 23, 2019

The number of people and pets infected with tick-borne diseases continues to increase in the Finger Lakes area and elsewhere in New York State. Come get the facts on what you can do to reduce your exposure to ticks and tick-borne diseases. Lynn Braband, Sr. Extension Associate, Cornell Univer...

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Hypertufa Workshop

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Hypertufa is an artificial stone that is made of materials mixed with Portland cement. It is much lighter than cement but can still withstand harsh weather conditions. It is primarily used as garden art and is fun and easy to make. Master Gardener Jeanne Totman will guide you through maki...

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Hypertufa Workshop

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Hypertufa is an artificial stone that is made of materials mixed with Portland cement. It is much lighter than cement but can still withstand harsh weather conditions. It is primarily used as garden art and is fun and easy to make. Master Gardener Jeanne Totman will guide you through maki...

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Hypertufa Workshop

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Hypertufa is an artificial stone that is made of materials mixed with Portland cement. It is much lighter than cement but can still withstand harsh weather conditions. It is primarily used as garden art and is fun and easy to make. Master Gardener Jeanne Totman will guide you through maki...

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