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Winter Seed Sowing

Thursday, October 29, 2020

Winter is the time to start seeding, but NOT indoors. Learn how to successfully start seeds OUTSIDE in the winter. No greenhouse needed. Winter sowing techniques outside are easier than the windowsill or with light lamps in the basement.

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Coastal Exploration & Nature Journaling Session 2

Thursday, October 29, 2020

Let’s connect to disconnect! Join marine educator, Hazel Wodehouse, and artist educator, Carolyn Munaco as they set out on virtual field trips to explore and observe different areas of our coastal habitats. Each session will highlight creatures from a different habitat area found locally.Particip...

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Parenting Toddlers – Behaviors

Thursday, October 29, 2020

Join Kerri Reda for a question and answer session on toddler behaviors.

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Halloween at the Farm

Saturday, October 31, 2020

Come Trick or Treat at the farm and see what the animals have for you! Treats will be provided at several stations, unlimited wagons rides, and other fun surprises in store.THIS EVENT IS NOW FULL. WE WILL NO LONGER BE ACCEPTING REGISTRATIONS. THANK YOU.We will be doing timed reservations for tric...

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ArtSea Club Session 2

Tuesday, November 3, 2020

Participants will learn about the day’s marine topic through virtual, outdoor, and tank exploration. Armed with the inspiration from what is discovered and studied, students will then create their own art project, with live guidance from local artist and educator, Carolyn Munaco. Each participant...

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Kitchen Marine Lab Session 2

Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Let’s use science to answer questions about how things work in the ocean world.We will explore topics such as marine biology, water chemistry, Long Island's unique geology, and ocean physics.Each virtual session will feature a hands-on experiment, with live instruction by marine educator, Hazel W...

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It's a bird! It's a plane! No, it's Super Turf Fungus!

Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Participants will learn about turf diseases that look extremely different during different seasons and under different conditions, yet are actually the same old ususal suspects. Participants are encouraged to send mystery photos where they really do not know what is going on and can even p...

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Virtual Baby Café

Thursday, November 5, 2020

Join us for a FREE virtual prenatal class every month for expecting moms (and their families!) We will cover topics like:  breastfeeding nutrition car seat safety postpartum depression jaundice and more Classes are the first Thursday of every month, 10am-12pm Join by Phone: 1...

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Coastal Exploration & Nature Journaling Session 2

Thursday, November 5, 2020

Let’s connect to disconnect! Join marine educator, Hazel Wodehouse, and artist educator, Carolyn Munaco as they set out on virtual field trips to explore and observe different areas of our coastal habitats. Each session will highlight creatures from a different habitat area found locally.Particip...

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The Gardens of Downton Abbey

Monday, November 9, 2020

Looking for a fix of Lady Mary or Mr. Carson? Come to the grounds of Highclere Castle, the setting location of the BBC series. The Highclere gardens owe much of their inspiration to Capability Brown, the famous 18th century landscape designer. The Secret Garden, the White Garden, the Monks...

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Marine Mondays

Monday, November 9, 2020

Join us for our first ever Marine Mondays! With your local marine biologists in a *live* lesson about how fast marine creatures can swim. Your child will be provided instructions on a craft that goes along with the lesson of that day. Throughout the week they can access our digital interactive ga...

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Native Plants in Your Garden

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Native plants are the best choices for Long Island gardeners. Not only are they vigorous and attractive, but native plants support our pollinators.Discover the increasing array of handsome native plants that can you can incorporate in your landscape.For Centerport Garden Club members only....

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Biochar Webinar Series

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

This biochar webinar series will provide an introduction to biochar and review some current advances in biochar science, with subsequent discussion of nursery and landscape research and applications. Tuesday, November 10th: Biochar Basics Overview 12:00 – 2:30 PM (EST) Registration lin...

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Magic of Compost - ONLINE

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Compost is a residential win-win for increasing soil health and for reducing the volume of waste headed to a municipal landfill. Learn 4 different types of composting methods in this workshop, including outside and indoor composting, aerobic and anaerobic techniques, worm and lasagna approaches.

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ArtSea Club Session 2

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Participants will learn about the day’s marine topic through virtual, outdoor, and tank exploration. Armed with the inspiration from what is discovered and studied, students will then create their own art project, with live guidance from local artist and educator, Carolyn Munaco. Each participant...

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Kitchen Marine Lab Session 2

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Let’s use science to answer questions about how things work in the ocean world.We will explore topics such as marine biology, water chemistry, Long Island's unique geology, and ocean physics.Each virtual session will feature a hands-on experiment, with live instruction by marine educator, Hazel W...

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Backyard Chickens

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Backyard hens provide more than high quality eggs! Chickens can serve as composters, soil-builders, as well as an organic solution to pest management. If you’ve thought about raising chickens, this program will get you ready to take the leap!For Bayard Arboretum Horticulture Society members only...

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Coastal Exploration & Nature Journaling Session 2

Thursday, November 12, 2020

Let’s connect to disconnect! Join marine educator, Hazel Wodehouse, and artist educator, Carolyn Munaco as they set out on virtual field trips to explore and observe different areas of our coastal habitats. Each session will highlight creatures from a different habitat area found locally.Particip...

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Biochar Webinar Series

Thursday, November 12, 2020

This biochar webinar series will provide an introduction to biochar and review some current advances in biochar science, with subsequent discussion of nursery and landscape research and applications. Tuesday, November 10th: Biochar Basics Overview 12:00 – 2:30 PM (EST) Registration lin...

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Marine Mondays

Monday, November 16, 2020

Join us for our first ever Marine Mondays! With your local marine biologists in a *live* lesson about how fast marine creatures can swim. Your child will be provided instructions on a craft that goes along with the lesson of that day. Throughout the week they can access our digital interactive ga...

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Bringing Up Boys

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

How do boys grow into men of character? During this program we will discuss how adults can help boys transition successfully into adolescence and eventually into adulthood. We will look at a variety of factors that affect their healthy development in both positive and negative ways. This prog...

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Biochar Webinar Series

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

This biochar webinar series will provide an introduction to biochar and review some current advances in biochar science, with subsequent discussion of nursery and landscape research and applications. Tuesday, November 10th: Biochar Basics Overview 12:00 – 2:30 PM (EST) Registration lin...

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ArtSea Club Session 2

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Participants will learn about the day’s marine topic through virtual, outdoor, and tank exploration. Armed with the inspiration from what is discovered and studied, students will then create their own art project, with live guidance from local artist and educator, Carolyn Munaco. Each participant...

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Kitchen Marine Lab Session 2

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Let’s use science to answer questions about how things work in the ocean world.We will explore topics such as marine biology, water chemistry, Long Island's unique geology, and ocean physics.Each virtual session will feature a hands-on experiment, with live instruction by marine educator, Hazel W...

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Winter Seed Sowing

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Winter is the time to start seeding, but NOT indoors. Learn how to successfully start seeds OUTSIDE in the winter. No greenhouse needed. Winter sowing techniques outside are easier than the windowsill or with light lamps in the basement.

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CCE Suffolk Annual Meeting & Recognition Ceremony

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Cornell Cooperative Extension Board of Directors annual meeting. All are welcome to attend. More details to come, any questions please call 631-727-7850

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Coastal Exploration & Nature Journaling Session 2

Thursday, November 19, 2020

Let’s connect to disconnect! Join marine educator, Hazel Wodehouse, and artist educator, Carolyn Munaco as they set out on virtual field trips to explore and observe different areas of our coastal habitats. Each session will highlight creatures from a different habitat area found locally.Particip...

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Biochar Webinar Series

Thursday, November 19, 2020

This biochar webinar series will provide an introduction to biochar and review some current advances in biochar science, with subsequent discussion of nursery and landscape research and applications. Tuesday, November 10th: Biochar Basics Overview 12:00 – 2:30 PM (EST) Registration lin...

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Why we crave the foods we do

Thursday, November 19, 2020

Ever wonder why we crave certain foods given their sugar, fat and salt content? The answer lies in our hard-wired brains, not in our stomachs. Learn about the fundamental mismatch between our brains and our contemporary diets and what we can do to rethink our relationships with these evolutio...

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Caring for Yourself in Stressful Times

Thursday, November 19, 2020

Caring for oneself means taking time to do things for our own mental, emotional, and physical health. Parenting styles may change as stress levels increase, making self-care even more important. Caring for oneself allows a parent to provide security, support, and predictability for the entire fam...

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Is it bad behavior or lack of sleep?

Friday, November 20, 2020

During this workshop, the importance of sleep will be discussed and how lack of sleep can contribute to health and behavior issues. We will review recommendations for sleep by age group and suggestions for creating a healthy sleep environment will be given.Half Hollow Hills SEPTA only. Closed...

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Marine Mondays

Monday, November 23, 2020

Join us for our first ever Marine Mondays! With your local marine biologists in a *live* lesson about how fast marine creatures can swim. Your child will be provided instructions on a craft that goes along with the lesson of that day. Throughout the week they can access our digital interactive ga...

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Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 26, 2020

The offices of Cornell Cooperative Extension will be closed Thursday and Friday to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday.

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Giving Tuesday

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration.Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on...

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Winter Seed Sowing

Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Winter is the time to start seeding, but NOT indoors. Learn how to successfully start seeds OUTSIDE in the winter. No greenhouse needed. Winter sowing techniques outside are easier than the windowsill or with light lamps in the basement.

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Virtual Baby Café

Thursday, December 3, 2020

Join us for a FREE virtual prenatal class every month for expecting moms (and their families!) We will cover topics like:  breastfeeding nutrition car seat safety postpartum depression jaundice and more Classes are the first Thursday of every month, 10am-12pm Join by Phone: 1...

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Winter Seed Sowing

Thursday, December 3, 2020

Winter is the time to start seeding, but NOT indoors. Learn how to successfully start seeds OUTSIDE in the winter. No greenhouse needed. Winter sowing techniques outside are easier than the windowsill or with light lamps in the basement.

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Winter Seed Sowing

Saturday, December 5, 2020

Winter is the time to start seeding, but NOT indoors. Learn how to successfully start seeds OUTSIDE in the winter. No greenhouse needed. Winter sowing techniques outside are easier than the windowsill or with light lamps in the basement.

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Winter Seed Sowing

Wednesday, December 9, 2020

Winter is the time to start seeding, but NOT indoors. Learn how to successfully start seeds OUTSIDE in the winter. No greenhouse needed. Winter sowing techniques outside are easier than the windowsill or with light lamps in the basement.

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Winter Seed Sowing

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Winter is the time to start seeding, but NOT indoors. Learn how to successfully start seeds OUTSIDE in the winter. No greenhouse needed. Winter sowing techniques outside are easier than the windowsill or with light lamps in the basement.

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CLOSED for the Christmas Holiday

Thursday, December 24, 2020

The offices of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County will be closed for the Holidays.

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CLOSED for New Year's

Thursday, December 31, 2020

The offices of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County will be closed for New Year's.

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Winter Seed Sowing

Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Winter is the time to start seeding, but NOT indoors. Learn how to successfully start seeds OUTSIDE in the winter. No greenhouse needed. Winter sowing techniques outside are easier than the windowsill or with light lamps in the basement.

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The Gardens of Downton Abbey

Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Looking for a fix of Lady Mary or Mr. Carson? Come to the grounds of Highclere Castle, the setting location of the BBC series. The Highclere gardens owe much of their inspiration to Capability Brown, the famous 18th century landscape designer. The Secret Garden, the White Garden, the Monks...

Read more

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Winter Seed Sowing

Thursday, January 7, 2021

Winter is the time to start seeding, but NOT indoors. Learn how to successfully start seeds OUTSIDE in the winter. No greenhouse needed. Winter sowing techniques outside are easier than the windowsill or with light lamps in the basement.

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Winter Seed Sowing

Monday, January 11, 2021

Winter is the time to start seeding, but NOT indoors. Learn how to successfully start seeds OUTSIDE in the winter. No greenhouse needed. Winter sowing techniques outside are easier than the windowsill or with light lamps in the basement.

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Magic of Compost

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Compost is a residential win-win for increasing soil health and for reducing the volume of waste headed to a municipal landfill. Learn 4 different types of composting methods in this workshop, including outside and indoor composting, aerobic and anaerobic techniques, worm and lasagna appr...

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Magic of Compost

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Compost is a residential win-win for increasing soil health and for reducing the volume of waste headed to a municipal landfill. Learn 4 different types of composting methods in this workshop, including outside and indoor composting, aerobic and anaerobic techniques, worm and lasagna appro...

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Secrets of Soil

Thursday, February 18, 2021

Soil is the underlying secret of garden success. Explore what your vegetables, flowers and shrubs need for healthy growth. Discover how to grow more productive ornamental and edible plants in your landscape. Learn what improves soil structure, fertility and water retention. Get ready to g...

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2021 Veterinary Medicine Career Exploration Program

Thursday, February 25, 2021

Snow Day: April 8, 2021 The 2021 Veterinary Medicine Career Exploration program is open to high school juniors and seniors. This is NOT a hands-on program. This program includes: Veterinarian Shadowing Experience Tour of Cornell Cooperative Extension Suffolk County Farm and Educa...

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Teens with cows at the Suffolk County Farm and Education Center

2021 Veterinary Medicine Career Exploration Program

Thursday, March 4, 2021

Snow Day: April 8, 2021 The 2021 Veterinary Medicine Career Exploration program is open to high school juniors and seniors. This is NOT a hands-on program. This program includes: Veterinarian Shadowing Experience Tour of Cornell Cooperative Extension Suffolk County Farm and Educa...

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Teens with cows at the Suffolk County Farm and Education Center

2021 Veterinary Medicine Career Exploration Program

Thursday, March 11, 2021

Snow Day: April 8, 2021 The 2021 Veterinary Medicine Career Exploration program is open to high school juniors and seniors. This is NOT a hands-on program. This program includes: Veterinarian Shadowing Experience Tour of Cornell Cooperative Extension Suffolk County Farm and Educa...

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Teens with cows at the Suffolk County Farm and Education Center

2021 Veterinary Medicine Career Exploration Program

Thursday, March 18, 2021

Snow Day: April 8, 2021 The 2021 Veterinary Medicine Career Exploration program is open to high school juniors and seniors. This is NOT a hands-on program. This program includes: Veterinarian Shadowing Experience Tour of Cornell Cooperative Extension Suffolk County Farm and Educa...

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Spring Gardening School 2021

Saturday, March 20, 2021

The Spring Gardening School for 2021 will be a virtual event. This years Keynote Speaker is Doug Tallamy, author of Bringing Nature Home. There will be a choice of additional sessions for participants.More information will be coming soon.

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Teens with cows at the Suffolk County Farm and Education Center

2021 Veterinary Medicine Career Exploration Program

Thursday, March 25, 2021

Snow Day: April 8, 2021 The 2021 Veterinary Medicine Career Exploration program is open to high school juniors and seniors. This is NOT a hands-on program. This program includes: Veterinarian Shadowing Experience Tour of Cornell Cooperative Extension Suffolk County Farm and Educa...

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