Welcome to Cornell Cooperative Extension
of Nassau County
PRESS RELEASE – JUNE 3, 2013
Our Main office is closed on the following dates as part of a staffing furlough because the absene of a permanent county budget allocation for Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County has forced service cuts to further contain operating costs: June 24, July 12, July 26, August 9, August 30, September 13, September 27.
5 Old Jericho Turnpike, Jericho, NY 11753
Environmental Horticulture Office:
Our Horticulture & Diagnostic office is closed on the following dates as part of a staffing furlough because the absene of a permanent county budget allocation for Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County has forced service cuts to further contain operating costs: June 27, July 11, July 23, August 8, August 27, September 12, September 26.
832 Merrick Avenue, East Meadow, NY
Dorothy P. Flint Nassau County 4-H Camp:
3186 Sound Avenue, Riverhead, NY 11901
Phone: 516-433-7970, ext 11
Due to our removal from the Nassau County budget, CCE-NC needs to rely on its volunteers more than ever. We have many volunteer opportunities in all areas of extension work – nutrition, camp, horticulture, even as board members. If you are interested volunteering a portion of your time to CCE-NC, please contact Dionne Marshak at 516-433-7970 x 17.
If you would like to show your support through a tax-deductible donation please click on the following link: http://www.razoo.com/story/The-Cornell-4-H-Cup-For-Hurricane-Sandy-Relief
Nutrition and Health …improving the health of Nassau consumers
* Eat Smart New York: Eat Better for Less! – for groups of low-income families and individuals: click here
* Programs for schools: click here
* Community programs for parents: click here
* Community programs for other adults: click here
Environmental Horticulture…maintaining a healthy environment for Nassau residents
* Home gardening: landscape, Integrated Pest Management (IPM), and water conservation education
* Horticulture industry: reduction of pesticide use; using environmentally safe pest controls and IPM programs
* New program - CCE Will Come to Your Residence click here
* Gardening Helpline: Tuesdays, Wednesdays,Thursdays & Saturdays 10am-1pm; Thursdays 4-7pm
* Walk-in plant questions: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays 10am-1pm; Thursdays 4-7pm
* Gardening presentations for community groups click here
* To view the Horticulture web pages of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County, click on the link below:
4-H Youth Development…developing the skills of Nassau youngsters
* 4-H summer sleep-away camp for boys and girls grades 4-10 click here
* 4-H camp use during school year by groups, call 516-433-7970 ext. 19
* School programs focusing on nutrition for grades 2-6: click here
PRISM is the CCE Nassau annual newsletter – November 2012 issue: click here
Cornell Cooperative Extension provides equal program and employment opportunities.
For events and activities sponsored by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County, accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by calling the main office: 516-433-7970, ext. 17.
For questions about this website contact Deb Farr by email or call 516-433-7970, ext. 14.