Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess County, a subordinate governmental agency associated with Cornell University and its land-grant mission since 1869, provides research-based resources, tools and education for the residents and officials of Dutchess County. Our four program areas “Help People Help Themselves” through education on:
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December 13, 2013 at 6:45PM
The Relatives As Parents Program (RAPP) Holiday Drop and Shop will be offered from 6:45 pm - 9:00 pm on Friday, December 13, 2013 at the McCann Ice Arena in Poughkeepsie. RAPP youth, ages 5 and up, will ice skate to the sounds of a DJ and participate in fun educational activities led by CCEDC staff, while their adult caregivers take time to rest or shop. » Read More
Check out the Environment and Energy Program's monthly blog post to learn more about: upcoming events, outdoor recreation, green living tips, environmental resources and materials, and environmental notice bulletins for Dutchess County. Newly Formatted! » Read More
Are you wondering where to get your Christmas tree this season? Here is a listing of cut-your-own farms in Dutchess County. » Read More
Composting isn't new to Lori Brengelmann. The East Fishkill resident and director of the town's Beautification Department has kept an outdoor compost pile at her home for years for use in her vegetable gardens. But this year she's trying a new way to compost - indoors, thanks to a program she attended by Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess County » Read More