Lead Education & Prevention

Cornell Cooperative Extension Albany County is committed to providing education and trainings on lead poisoning prevention. Listed below are several resources and opportunities, most of which are free.

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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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Buying Firewood

It's a good idea to buy your wood at least one whole season ahead. Get tips on what to look for, how firewood is sold, and more useful information here.

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Family Mealtimes Matter

Launched in 2008, Family Mealtimes Matter is an initiative encouraging families to enjoy more meals together. The program also seeks to inspire healthier habits: fostering strong, active, healthy families and individuals.

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Volunteer with 4-H!

There are many ways that caring adults can volunteer to work with youth in the 4-H Program: as Leaders, Advisory Board members, and more!

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Wood Stove Safety

Here are some tips for buying, installing and maintaining your wood stove, and precautions that can help you avoid having a chimney fire.

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Be Prepared!

CCE provides tested information on how to prepare for emergencies including natural disasters, power outages, fires, infectious diseases, radiation spills and more!

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Master Gardeners

Master Gardeners belong to a national corps of trained volunteers who share gardening information in their communities through the local Cooperative Extension office.

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Last updated October 5, 2015