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Herb Gardening

Monday, May 27, 2019

May 27, 201910:00am - 11:00amLocation:Sands Point Preserve Conservancy127 Middle Neck RoadSands Point, NY 11050516.571.7901Description: In this lecture we will describe herb plants, their uses and how to grow them. Some herbs are grown as edible, others as therapeutic and some for their fragrance...

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Offices Closed - Memorial Day

Monday, May 27, 2019

The offices of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County and Dorothy P. Flint 4-H Camp are closed on Monday, May 27th for Memorial Day.

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Guide to a Healthy Gut

Monday, June 3, 2019

We have trillions of microscopic organisms living in our gut and the interaction between these microflorae can have a huge impact on the human body. Research suggests a strong association between the amount and types of bacteria in our gut and chronic conditions like obesity, insulin resistance, ...

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Tree Liability and Laws / Why Use Pervious Pavement

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Location:East Meadow Farm832 Merrick AvenueEast Meadow, NY 11554Tree Liability and LawsPresenter: Laura Ayers, Laura Ayers LawLaura will be sharing her knowledge of her practice, specifically discussing tree liability, laws, and property rights.andWhy Use Pervious PavementPresenter: Henri B. Hill...

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Monthly Beekeeping Workshops

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Join us for our Monthly Beekeeping Workshops at East Meadow Farm. All workshops will be led by Carl Flatow.Fee:  $20 per workshopTo register online, go to https://reg.cce.cornell.edu/monthlybeekeeping2019...April:  Weather dependent, new date will be announced shortly.Installing a “Pac...

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4-H Environmental Preschool Program

Thursday, June 6, 2019

Program DetailsFor Preschool Students Ages 2-4To Register, click here.Through songs, investigation, stories and hands on activities this program is designed to foster environmental awareness in a fun and creative setting. Each month will build on your child’s previous knowledge of the natur...

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Seashore Gardening

Thursday, June 6, 2019

Location: Freeport Library144 West Merrick RoadFreeport, NY Description: Gardening along our Long Island coastlines presents many challenges. This lecture will assist you in planning and planting a successful seashore landscape. The presentation will provide information on soil, native ...

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Sustainability for the Home Gardener

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Location: Great Neck Library159 Bayview AvenueGreat Neck, NY Description: This lecture will look at how the home gardener can incorporate sustainable gardening practices in their own home gardening. It will incorporate the topics of the advanced lecture listed below.Recently we have tak...

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Intro To Invasive Plants and Trees / Species Selection and ID

Friday, June 14, 2019

Location:Planting Fields Arboretum1395 Planting Fields RdOyster Bay, NY 11771Intro to Invasive Plants and TreesPresenter: Dr. Jonathan Lehrer, Farmingdale State CollegeJonathan will be sharing an introduction course on invasive trees and the invasive plants that effect our natives.andSpecies Sele...

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Sustainability for the Home Gardener

Sunday, June 23, 2019

June 23, 20191:00pm- 2:00pmLocation:Sands Point Preserve Conservancy127 Middle Neck RoadSands Point, NY 11050516.571.7901Description: This lecture will look at how the home gardener can incorporate sustainable gardening practices in their own home gardening. It will incorporate the topics of...

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Board of Directors Meeting

Monday, June 24, 2019

2019 DatesMonday, May 13, 2019 - East Meadow Farm - 832 Merrick Avenue, East Meadow, NY 11554Monday, June 24, 2019 - (TBD) Malcolm House, 5 Old Jericho Turnpike, Jericho, NY 11753 or SAC House, Field 8, Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, NY 11554Week of August 12, 2019 - (TBD) Board Retreat - Unitaria...

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Management Plans, Tree Assessments and Urban Forestry Safety and Laws / Mapping Trees at Bailey Arboretum Using GIS

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Location:Bailey Arboretum194 Bayville RdLocust Valley, NY 11560Management Plans, Tree Assessments and Urban Forestry Safety and LawsPresenter: Diana Cristiano, USDADiana is the current NY ISA Women's Tree Climbing Champion, she will be discussing how to implement management plans, preform tree as...

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Offices Closed - Fourth of July

Thursday, July 4, 2019

The offices of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County and Dorothy P. Flint 4-H Camp are closed on Wednesday, July 4th.

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Butterflies, Bees and Other Pollinators

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Location:  West Hempstead Public Library500 Hempstead AvenueWest Hempstead, NY  11552Description:  Pollinators are very important for our existence. This presentation will take you into the World of Pollinators and explain who they are, why they are important, what they do, wh...

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4-H Environmental Preschool Program

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Program DetailsFor Preschool Students Ages 2-4To Register, click here.Through songs, investigation, stories and hands on activities this program is designed to foster environmental awareness in a fun and creative setting. Each month will build on your child’s previous knowledge of the natur...

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Monthly Beekeeping Workshops

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Join us for our Monthly Beekeeping Workshops at East Meadow Farm. All workshops will be led by Carl Flatow.Fee:  $20 per workshopTo register online, go to https://reg.cce.cornell.edu/monthlybeekeeping2019...April:  Weather dependent, new date will be announced shortly.Installing a “Pac...

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Offices Closed - Labor Day

Monday, September 2, 2019

The offices of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County and Dorothy P. Flint 4-H Camp are closed on Monday, September 2nd for Labor Day.

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Fall Planting of Spring Bulbs

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Location: West Hempstead Public Library500 Hempstead AvenueWest Hempstead, NY 11552Description: Fall is a great time to start thinking of the following spring and how you can make your gardens beautiful with spring flowering bulbs. Spring Bulb topics that will be covered include: identifi...

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Board of Directors Meeting

Monday, September 23, 2019

2019 DatesMonday, May 13, 2019 - East Meadow Farm - 832 Merrick Avenue, East Meadow, NY 11554Monday, June 24, 2019 - (TBD) Malcolm House, 5 Old Jericho Turnpike, Jericho, NY 11753 or SAC House, Field 8, Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, NY 11554Week of August 12, 2019 - (TBD) Board Retreat - Unitaria...

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Monthly Beekeeping Workshops

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Join us for our Monthly Beekeeping Workshops at East Meadow Farm. All workshops will be led by Carl Flatow.Fee:  $20 per workshopTo register online, go to https://reg.cce.cornell.edu/monthlybeekeeping2019...April:  Weather dependent, new date will be announced shortly.Installing a “Pac...

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Grow Native/Live Native

Sunday, October 6, 2019

October 6, 20191:00pm- 2:00pmLocation:Sands Point Preserve Conservancy127 Middle Neck RoadSands Point, NY 11050516.571.7901Description:  Why is everybody talking about natives? Gardening with well-adapted native plants is not only beneficial for the ecosystem, but also for growers. In this ...

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Offices Closed - Columbus Day

Monday, October 14, 2019

The offices of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County and Dorothy P. Flint 4-H Camp are closed on Monday, October 14th for Columbus Day.

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95th Anniversary Reunion Weekend - DPF 4-H Camp

Saturday, October 26, 2019

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Board of Directors Meeting

Monday, October 28, 2019

2019 DatesMonday, May 13, 2019 - East Meadow Farm - 832 Merrick Avenue, East Meadow, NY 11554Monday, June 24, 2019 - (TBD) Malcolm House, 5 Old Jericho Turnpike, Jericho, NY 11753 or SAC House, Field 8, Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, NY 11554Week of August 12, 2019 - (TBD) Board Retreat - Unitaria...

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Putting Your Garden to Bed

Sunday, November 3, 2019

November 3, 20191:00pm- 2:00pmLocation:Sands Point Preserve Conservancy127 Middle Neck RoadSands Point, NY 11050516.571.7901Description: Proper care of your landscape in the fall is important to the success of your plants for the next season. This course discusses what to do in the garden to get ...

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Offices Closed - Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 28, 2019

The offices of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County and Dorothy P. Flint 4-H Camp are closed on Thursday, November 28th and Friday, November 29th for the Thanksgiving holiday.

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Offices Closed - Thanksgiving

Friday, November 29, 2019

The offices of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County and Dorothy P. Flint 4-H Camp are closed on Thursday, November 28th and Friday, November 29th for the Thanksgiving holiday.

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Board of Directors Meeting

Monday, December 9, 2019

2019 DatesMonday, May 13, 2019 - East Meadow Farm - 832 Merrick Avenue, East Meadow, NY 11554Monday, June 24, 2019 - (TBD) Malcolm House, 5 Old Jericho Turnpike, Jericho, NY 11753 or SAC House, Field 8, Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, NY 11554Week of August 12, 2019 - (TBD) Board Retreat - Unitaria...

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Offices Closed - Christmas Holiday

Wednesday, December 25, 2019

The offices of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County and DPF 4-H Camp will be closed for the Christmas Holiday on December 25th. Happy Holiday!!!

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Offices Closed - New Year's Day

Wednesday, January 1, 2020

The offices of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County will be closed on January 1st.  Happy New Year!!!

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