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identify and manage invasive species...

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manage your woodlot...

Water in a stream at Upper Treman State Park, Ithaca NY.
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and conserve precious natural resources, here on our site.

Natural Resources

CCE-Seneca provides information and programs on subjects related to sustainability and the environment, using the resources of Cornell University and other Land Grant institutions. Topics include: Composting, Energy Conservation, Recycling, and Sustainable/Alternative Energy. We offer this information in workshops, presentations, articles and fact sheets by the staff and volunteers, including our 4-H Teen Peer Education group, Seneca GR&EEN (Generating Recycling & Energy Education Now).

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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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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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Wood Stove Safety

Here are some tips for buying, installing and maintaining your wood stove, and precautions that can help you avoid having a chimney fire.

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Prepare for Emergencies

Do you know how to keep your family and pets safe during a weather event or other emergency? Find out how to prepare for or recover from a variety of natural disasters, here on our site.

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Agroforestry

Learn how to better utilize the natural resources in your local forests and community with our agroforestry page

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Enjoying Wildlife in the Forest

Forests give us a wonderful opportunity to see and enjoy wildlife. Learn how to protect the wildlife as you enjoy it.

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Last updated November 17, 2016