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2020 4-h eXPO

CANCELLED: 2020 4-H EXPO

Sunday, July 12, 2020

CANCELLED: DUE TO CONCERNS REGARDING CORONAVIRUS, 4-H EXPO HAS BEEN CANCELLED.CCE-Monroe prioritizes the health, safety, and well-being of the communities we serve. Given the uncertainty surrounding COVID-19, and due to an abundance of caution and the recommendation for social distancing, all CCE...

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Invasive Plants in New York Gardens via Zoom

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

What is an invasive plant? What are New York State’s regulations for invasives? What invasives am I likely to find as weeds in my garden and how can I control them?Learn the answer to these questions, discover what common garden and landscape plants are considered invasive, and get suggestions fo...

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2020 Sew Much Fun Camp

CANCELLED: Summer 2020 4-H Sew Much Fun Camp

Monday, July 20, 2020

CANCELLED: DUE TO CONCERNS REGARDING CORONAVIRUS, NYS STEM CAMP HAS BEEN CANCELLED.4-H and the American Sewing Guild are together offering a beginner-friendly sewing camp for kids, ages 9-15 years. Sewing is a great way for kids to express themselves and to experiment with their creativity. ...

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4-H Animal Adventures Week

Sunday, July 19, 2020

Hurray, it’s Animal Adventures Week! -Learn about some amazing animals, get active and participate in some fun activities. Share your experiences and make new 4-H friends! -Be sure to register to receive email reminders and special perks.-Full schedule of activities coming soon!

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Basics of Organic Composting via Zoom

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

A great garden starts with great soil! One way to maintain good health and high nutrient content of your soil is by adding garden compost. Composting is more than recycling garden waste or kitchen scraps – it’s a way of creating a healthy environment for all creatures.Participants will learn goo...

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Gardening with Native Plants via Zoom

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Gardening with native plants helps pollinators and other native species!Learn about the many benefits of including native plants in the garden. Suggestions for native plants for sun, shade, wet and dry locations will be provided.Registration is required in order to receive the link to the Zoom me...

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Raised Bed Gardening via Zoom

Thursday, August 6, 2020

Learn the key steps to ensure a successful vegetable garden as well as cover planting and harvesting techniques, the advantages of raised bed gardening, and the top 10 vegetables for home gardening. Presented by MG, Lauren Caruso. Hosted by Seymour Library.

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Monarch Butterfly Presentation via Zoom

Thursday, August 6, 2020

The population of Monarch butterflies has plummeted and there are concerns that they could become extinct. Learn about the fascinating life cycle of these insects, the multiple threats to their survival, and what upstate New York gardeners can do to help their survival. Please register in ad...

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4-H STEM-stravaganza Week

Sunday, August 2, 2020

Are you ready for some spectacular STEM fun?-Are you up to the challenge? (Hint: there’s going to be a challenge!) More activities to get you moving and learn some really cool things! -Be sure to register to receive email reminders and special perks.-Full schedule of activities coming soon!

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Monarch Butterfly Presentation via Zoom

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

The population of Monarch butterflies has plummeted and there are concerns that they could become extinct. This presentation will discuss the fascinating life cycle of these insects, the multiple threats to their survival, and what upstate New York gardeners can do to help their survival.Registra...

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4-H Outstanding Outdoors Week

Sunday, August 16, 2020

We’re heading outdoors this week to experience some of the fabulous things we can do and see in nature.-Ready for a snack? Learn a simple recipe to keep you moving all day! Be sure to register to receive email reminders and special perks.-Full schedule of activities coming soon!

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Durand Eastman Park Arboretum

Durand Eastman Park Arboretum Tours - Fall

Sunday, October 11, 2020

The Monroe County Cooperative Extension, in conjunction with the Monroe County Parks, will again lead our semi annual public tours of the historic Durand Eastman Arboretum.The routes will traverse moderate hills and wooded trails, so please dress accordingly. Tours will last 2 hours.

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Durand Eastman Park Arboretum

Durand Eastman Park Arboretum Tours - Fall

Sunday, October 18, 2020

The Monroe County Cooperative Extension, in conjunction with the Monroe County Parks, will again lead our semi annual public tours of the historic Durand Eastman Arboretum.The routes will traverse moderate hills and wooded trails, so please dress accordingly. Tours will last 2 hours.

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Durand Eastman Park Arboretum

Durand Eastman Park Arboretum Tours - Fall

Sunday, October 25, 2020

The Monroe County Cooperative Extension, in conjunction with the Monroe County Parks, will again lead our semi annual public tours of the historic Durand Eastman Arboretum.The routes will traverse moderate hills and wooded trails, so please dress accordingly. Tours will last 2 hours.

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Durand Eastman Park Arboretum

Durand Eastman Park Arboretum Tours - Fall

Sunday, November 1, 2020

The Monroe County Cooperative Extension, in conjunction with the Monroe County Parks, will again lead our semi annual public tours of the historic Durand Eastman Arboretum.The routes will traverse moderate hills and wooded trails, so please dress accordingly. Tours will last 2 hours.

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