Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) Informational Meeting Open to the Public

Tue, 07/14/2009 - 3:00pm

Cornell University Cooperative Extension in cooperation with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) will hold an informational public meeting regarding the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) on Tuesday, July 14, at 7 p.m. in Randolph, Cattaraugus County – site of the first detection of the EAB in the state. Read more

Free Compost, Mulch and Wood Chip Giveaway

Sat, 05/16/2009 - 5:00am - 9:00am

At 2 locations in the county, on Saturday, May 16, 2009 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Cattaraugus County Department of Public Works and Cornell Cooperative Extension are offering FREE compost, mulch, and wood chipsRead more

Becoming Aware: Tree Risk Assessments around the Home

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism posted on Fri, 07/30/2010 - 11:34am

By: Kabel Kellogg, CCE Community Educator

As you look outside your home take notice to all that nature has to offer, the lush lawn, the flowering shrubs, and the tall trees. Now ask yourself, “would the lawn be as nice if I never mowed it?”, and “would the shrubs flower as well if I never pruned them?” The answer would be no. So why is so little thought given to the health and welfare of the trees around us?

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