Veterinary Career Exploration

High school Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors who are interested in becoming veterinarians are encouraged to attend this lecture series held on Wednesday evenings in Yaphank.

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Welcome to Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County


Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County assists and educates residents, businesses and professionals in a broad spectrum of topics by providing research-based information on parenting, diabetes management, nutrition and wellness, horticulture, environmental protection, marine restoration and sustainable agriculture.

Experts from our four main program areas—Family Health and Wellness, Marine, Agriculture and 4-H Youth Development—reach tens of thousands of adults, children, professionals and businesses each year.

We bring this free and low-cost knowledge directly to people at workshops, children’s camps, libraries and schools. We also work one-on-one with fisherman, farmers and growers to strengthen these industries, bringing tourism and advancing economic development. CCE programs have had a significant impact on communities and industry in Suffolk for nearly a century.

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Marine Reptiles and their Land-based Buddies for Pre-schoolers

Discover what makes a reptile a reptile and what adaptations these creatures have to help them survive in some of the world’s most unique environments.

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Winter Camp

The Suffolk County Farm and Education Center is the perfect place to spend a week this winter!

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Spring Gardening School 2016

Join us for the 34th Annual Spring Gardening School!

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First Fridays

A series of ½ day professional development workshops providing research-based information and practical ideas for professionals who work with children, youth and families.

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Animal Science Program

An introductory course for grades 6,7 & 8 that prepares youth for further animal experiences and opportunities here at the Suffolk County Farm.

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Swing into Spring!

Join us for a celebration of spring as we take a leisurely walk through Twin Ponds Nature Park and investigate the reawakening of our coastal woodlands.

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Last updated February 10, 2016