Cornell Cooperative Extension

Rockland County

Giant Hogweed

Giant hogweed is one of New York's most striking and dangerous invasive plants. Learn how to recognize and manage it safely on our site.

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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 making a home spending plan. Explore our links, check out our upcoming events, then give us a call or visit our Education Center to learn more. We're here to help, with information -- and people -- you can trust!

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Eat Smart, New York!

Learn smart shopping skills and how to make healthy recipes on a budget that your family will LOVE in our Eat Smart New York classes!

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Chainsaw Safety

Find resources to help you choose a chainsaw that's right for you, and guidelines for using it safely and effectively, here on our Chainsaw Safety page.

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Deer Tick

Get the facts on Lyme disease and its prevalence in NY State, how to remove ticks, and options for tick management including IPM.

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Flood Recovery

Floods can be devastating to a family's home and the road to recovery can be long. Find out more about resources you can use here.

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Caring for Your Pond

A pond can add both beauty and utility to your property, but it requires proper planning and maintenance. Find useful resources here.

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Storing Firewood

Unlike most fuels, firewood can be stored indefinitely, safely and without degrading. Learn correct storage techniques here.

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Last updated August 11, 2014