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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Asian Jumping Worms

The Asian jumping earthworm is an invasive species that endangers our forests. Find out how what it does, and how to identify and help contain these worms.

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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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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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Putnam County Youth Forum

is a day long event organized by & designed for Putnam County High School students. Join the Planning Committee, Tuesdays, January 16 - April 10, 2018 to plan for the Youth Forum held on Tuesday, April 17.

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Wildlife Seed Sowing

for Pollinators and other Wildlife class on Sat., Jan. 20,10 am - 12pm. CCE Putnam Master Gardeners will present the basics of seed propagation, the importance of native plants.

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Avoid Lyme Disease

Find resources on how to identify deer ticks, how to remove an attached tick, effective insect repellants, and more, here on our website.

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Log-Grown Shiitake Workshop

Cornell Small Farms Program presents a workshop on Friday, January 26 at 9am in Putnam. Anyone who is growing shiitake commercially, starting up a log-grown operation is welcome and must pre-register.

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Join 4-H in Putnam County

Join the fun! Enrollments are now being accepted. See the 4-H Clubs program page for a list of 4-H Clubs in Putnam County!

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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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Last updated December 8, 2017