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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Healthy Recipes

Just 1lb of ground meat feeds 8 people, with added beans and veggies, in these "Turkey Tacos" from Cooking Matters. Visit our "Recipes" page for this recipe and more!

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Lead

Lead is highly toxic and dangerous. Learn how it can affect you and what you can do.

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Houseplants

Growing plants indoors can be difficult, but here are some links that may be helpful in making you successful at growing plants indoors:

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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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Heating with Wood

When comparing heating fuels, wood has a lot of advantages. Learn more about this renewable heating source on our "Heating with Wood" pages.

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Last updated February 4, 2015