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29th Annual CCE Rural Landowner Workshop set for March 5


On Saturday, March 5, 2022 Cornell Cooperative Extension will be sponsoring the 29th Annual Rural Landowner Workshop.  The program will begin at 9:00 AM and end at 3:00 PM at Pioneer High School in Yorkshire NY.  Following the opening session there will be three concurrent sessions with multiple classes per session to choose from.

The Rural Landowner Workshop is a regional program involving several agencies that provide educational information and outreach to landowners.  Presenters are brought in from both private and public sectors to provide participants with up-to-date information. Exhibitors from forestry related business, civic organizations and agencies will also be on hand to address landowner questions.

The opening session will be Just the Facts – The Past, Present, and Future of New York’s Forests and Forest Products with Craig Vollmer, Executive Director of the New York Forest Owners AssociationSome additional topic: Thinning your woods, Creating Young Forest Wildlife Habitat, Silviculture, More Bees Please, Forest Mushroom Cultivation, and Forest Gardening 10. Plus 3 invasive species session with DEC recertification credits: Aquatic Invasive, Swallow-wort Biocontrol and Addressing Hemlock Woolly Adelgid.

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The program will be held at Pioneer Central High School located on County Line Road in Yorkshire, NY.  There is a cost for this program and pre-registration is required. Discounted Early Bird Registration deadline: Friday, February 18, 2022.  For more information or to register contact Lynn Bliven at or 585-268-7644 ext. 18.

Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by calling 525-268-7644 ext. 10 no later than ten days prior to the event to ensure sufficient time to make arrangements. Requests received after this date will be met when possible.

The Rural Landowner Workshop is one of many programs offered by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Allegany County (CCE-Allegany). The association is part of the national cooperative extension system, an educational partnership between County, State, and Federal governments. As New York’s land grant university Cornell administers the system in this state. For more information, call 525-268-7644 or visit our website at Cornell University Cooperative Extension provides equal program and employment opportunities.

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