Heating with Wood

When comparing heating fuels, wood has a lot of advantages, and there are now more options of equipment to burn it in than ever before.

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Volunteer with 4-H

We're looking for interested adult volunteers to serve as 4-H club leaders and to lead events. You can inspire youth, and help them grow and master new skills.

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Winter Weather

Find tips on winter driving, personal and pet safety in frigid weather, how to prepare for winter storms, links to Cornell's EDEN website, and more, here on our Emergency Preparedness pages.

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Cooperative Extension puts a wealth of 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 topics that range from how to start an organic garden to nonprofit management skills. Explore our links, check out our upcoming events, then give us a call or visit our offices to learn more. We're here to help, with information -- and people -- you can trust!

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Eat Smart NY HV

The Eat Smart New York (ESNY) program of the Hudson Valley Region provides community-based nutrition education and obesity prevention activities targeted to SNAP and SNAP eligible populations.

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Join 4-H in Putnam County

Check out the 4-H Clubs accepting new members! 4-H Face Painting, Sew-Cool Sewing, Horse Clubs & more!

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Youth forum

Putnam County Youth Forum

is a day long event organized by & designed for PC H.S. students. Join the Planning Committee, Tuesdays, Jan. 15 - March 26, 2019 to plan for the Youth Forum held on Tuesday, April 9, 2019.

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Community Energy Advisors

Helping homeowners, small businesses, not-for-profit organizations, and multifamily building owners cut energy waste, save money, and live or work more comfortably.

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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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Glyphosate Alternatives

This fact sheet offers professionals and homeowners a range of alternatives to Glyphosate for controlling small broad leaf weeds.

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Last updated November 30, 2018