Visit our pages to learn about invasive pests (Emerald Ash Borer)

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Find resources for building & maintaining your pond.

Learn about environmental regulations that affect you...

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ways to manage your woods and other resources...

Forest

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Natural Resources

Our staff works to engage with the community to solve and respond to key environmental challenges, reduce and make more equitable our collective use of the Earth's resources, and inspire respect for natural systems and our reliance on them.

Spotted Lanternfuly has recently been found in New York State

Spotted Lanternfly

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).

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Thompson Pond Bog

Work with the stream!

The Bowery Creek Training Facility provides a regional and watershed focus to meet the long-term training needs of communities and river corridor stakeholders.

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woods, Yates County

Woodlot Management

Visit our section of pages on Woodlot Management for resources that can help you make your woods healthier and more productive.

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Agroforestry Resource Center
6055 Route 23, Acra, NY 12405

Agroforestry Resource Center

The Agroforestry Resource Center is a regional center for education, demonstration and research with a focus on the benefits of woodlands to people, waterways and wildlife.

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Master Forest Owners

The Master Forest Owner program provides private woodland owners of New York State with the information and encouragement necessary to manage their forest holdings wisely.

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Bulldozers involved in stream restoration, from 'DEC Guidelines for Post-Flood Stream Construction' online at http://www.dec.ny.gov/docs/administration_pdf/postfloodguid.pdf

Stream Reconstruction

Visit our list of links to find information on how to rebuild your stream following a flooding event, and on the advantages of creating riparian buffers.

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Contact

Connor Young
Team Leader, Environment and Natural Resources
chy32@cornell.edu
518-622-9820 x113

Last updated February 11, 2019