Summer Sleep-Away Camp 2015

Not sure what to do with your children this summer? Visit one of our Open Houses at the DPF 4-H Camp in Riverhead to learn more. Visit our Online Registration page to register your child.

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Cooperative Extension puts a wealth of useful, research-based information at your finger tips!

In addition to what you'll find here on our website, we offer free or low-cost workshops on topics that range from how to start an organic garden to making a home spending plan. Explore our links, check out our upcoming events, then give us a call or visit our Education Center to learn more. We're here to help, with information -- and people -- you can trust!

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DEC Announces $1 Million Federal Grant for Asian Longhorned Beetle Replanting Project

On Wednesday, May 6, the NYS-DEC announced a partnership grant program with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to restore trees in communities affected by the Asian Long-Horned Beetle (ALB) in both Nassau and Suffolk counties.

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Open Houses - DPF 4-H Camp

Join us Saturday, June 6th from 11:00 AM–3:00 PM at the DPF 4-H Sleep-Away Camp in Riverhead. Meet the Camp Director and take a tour of camp with one of our Staff Members. Bring any questions you may have! Refreshments will be served.

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Fact Sheets

Many new fact sheets have been added to this section of our web site to provide you with even more up to date horticulture information.

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Urban and Community Forestry

All of the trees within a town, village, or city make up the "community forest", and may efforts are needed to keep our street trees healthy and well-managed.

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Eat Smart NY!

Eat Smart New York (ESNY) helps people with limited incomes learn how to eat better for less money. Join us for a free class or one-time event!

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Be A Member!

If you work in commercial horticulture, or you're a homeowner who enjoys gardening, consider the many benefits of our Horticulture Membership programs.

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Last updated June 1, 2015