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Fall

The Labor-saving Magic of Not Tidying Up

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Master Gardener Volunteer Janis Butler will discuss how to save yourself time & back breaking work in your garden and create wildlife habitat, while still reducing the risk of overwintering plant diseases. This program is Free, and registration is through the Putnam Valley Library.

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Master Gardener Volunteers Offer Guided Hikes in Putnam County

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Hike PutnamEnjoy Putnam’s natural beauty on these free guided hikes!Here in Putnam County there are so many beautiful natural places to explore. Numerous studies link walking in nature with improved mental and physical health, as well as stress relief. Cornell Cooperative Extension of Putnam ...

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Lawn Care Best Management Practices

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

A Zero-Phosphorus Approach to Clean Water, Healthy Turf and Happy CustomersA required class for Putnam County Licensed Landscaping and Lawn Care ContractorsWho Should Attend: Putnam County Licensed Landscaping and Lawn Care ContractorsWhy it is Vital to Attend:Effective March 15, 2011, your ...

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4-H Junior Vet Series

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

9/9/19 update: Class is now full, thank youThe 4-H Junior Vet series is an exciting seven week workshop with an opportunity to shadow local Veterinarians and explore a career in Vet Science. In this hands-on, enrichment program youth will: Learn about a variety of different animals including dog...

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Easy Fall Clean Up in the Vegetable Garden

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Ever wonder how to plant a cover crop, which ones to choose, and how to get rid of diseased or insect ridden plant material at the end of the growing season? Join our Master Gardeners in the garden to learn the answers to these questions and more. This will be a, outdoors, hands on class so dress...

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4-H Junior Vet Series

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

9/9/19 update: Class is now full, thank youThe 4-H Junior Vet series is an exciting seven week workshop with an opportunity to shadow local Veterinarians and explore a career in Vet Science. In this hands-on, enrichment program youth will: Learn about a variety of different animals including dog...

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4-H Family Fun STEM Day

Sunday, October 6, 2019

Join us for 4-H Family STEM Day! Sail the Hudson River Sloop. Come aboard The Clearwater’s “Sailing Classroom” for a unique, hands-on environmental education program. The deck of a traditional sailing ship is a uniquely powerful platform for youth to learn about the river’s natural wonders and ...

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4-H Week

National 4-H Week

Sunday, October 6, 2019

See the extraordinary changes 4-H youth are making. The theme of this year’s National 4-H Week is Inspire Kids to Do, which highlights how 4-H encourages kids to take part in hands-on learning experiences in areas such as health, science, agriculture and civic engagement. The positive env...

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Columbus Day

Closed for Columbus Day

Monday, October 14, 2019

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Putnam County office will be closed for Columbus Day holiday.

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What Does Organic Mean?

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Interested eaters will learn about the ins-and-outs of an organic label. What does it mean exactly for your diet, your shopping list and the environment? Also covered are some of the other monikers (such as non-GMO and bST-free) that are often associated with organic foods. Register onli...

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Putnam Community Service Network

PCSN Awards Breakfast

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Mark your calendars now for Wednesday, October 16 at 8:30 am, when the Putnam Community Service Network holds its 34th Annual Awards Breakfast at Putnam County Golf Course, Mahopac. The Putnam Community Service Network, a program of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Putnam County, will be r...

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4-H Junior Vet Series

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

9/9/19 update: Class is now full, thank youThe 4-H Junior Vet series is an exciting seven week workshop with an opportunity to shadow local Veterinarians and explore a career in Vet Science. In this hands-on, enrichment program youth will: Learn about a variety of different animals including dog...

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Log-Grown Shiitake Workshop

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Time and meeting location TBD. In this two-part workshop, you will learn how to inoculate and manage shiitake logs and have an opportunity to learn from growers in a grower’s roundtable workshop. Registration via Green Chimneys

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4-H Paper Clover Fundraiser

Paper Clover Fundraiser

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

The Paper Clover promotion dates are October 9-20, 2019. Be sure to visit Tractor Supply store in Patterson, NY to purchase a paper clover. The money raised by the purchasing of paper clovers will be a direct benefit to the Putnam County 4-H program. Thank you for your support.

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Fall Divisions in the Perennial Garden

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Be prepared to get your hands dirty: we are going to divide a perennial garden. In this hands-on workshop, you’ll learn what to do when your garden is overgrown or weedy. You will go home with plants! Bring work gloves and sturdy shoes. $10 Registration

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Fall Divisions in the Perennial Garden

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Be prepared to get your hands dirty: we are going to divide a perennial garden. In this hands-on workshop, you’ll learn what to do when your garden is overgrown or weedy. You will go home with plants! Bring work gloves and sturdy shoes. $10 Registration

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4-H Junior Vet Series

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

9/9/19 update: Class is now full, thank youThe 4-H Junior Vet series is an exciting seven week workshop with an opportunity to shadow local Veterinarians and explore a career in Vet Science. In this hands-on, enrichment program youth will: Learn about a variety of different animals including dog...

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Make Your Own Grapevine Wreath

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Fall gifts us with crisp nights, pumpkin flavored everything, and pliable grapevines that we can turn into beautiful wreaths! Join us for a craft morning making your very own grapevine wreath from natural and fall themed objects. Register now before the class fills up! 

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4-H Junior Vet Series

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

9/9/19 update: Class is now full, thank youThe 4-H Junior Vet series is an exciting seven week workshop with an opportunity to shadow local Veterinarians and explore a career in Vet Science. In this hands-on, enrichment program youth will: Learn about a variety of different animals including dog...

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Hands on How to: Fall Garden Clean-Up

Saturday, November 2, 2019

Join us at our Community Garden Plot at Tilly Foster to learn how to save time and energy while putting your garden to sleep in the winter. You will work alongside our knowledgeable Master Gardeners in our vegetable and perennial gardens. 

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4-H Junior Vet Series

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

9/9/19 update: Class is now full, thank youThe 4-H Junior Vet series is an exciting seven week workshop with an opportunity to shadow local Veterinarians and explore a career in Vet Science. In this hands-on, enrichment program youth will: Learn about a variety of different animals including dog...

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4-H Junior Vet Series

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

9/9/19 update: Class is now full, thank youThe 4-H Junior Vet series is an exciting seven week workshop with an opportunity to shadow local Veterinarians and explore a career in Vet Science. In this hands-on, enrichment program youth will: Learn about a variety of different animals including dog...

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Cornell Cooperative Extension office

Board of Directors Meeting

Monday, November 18, 2019

The CCE-Putnam Board of Directors meet at the Putnam County Office Building, Rt 52, Carmel, Meetings begin at 7:00pm. Members of the public are welcome to attend. Annual Meeting: TBD

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