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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4-H Shooting Sports

Our 4-H Shooting Sports program is open to youth age 11-18 years. The program offers archery, air pistol and air rifle at the William Rice, Jr. Extension Center in May, July & October.

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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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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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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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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 March 24, 2015