Environment / Natural Resources

Our staff works to engage with the community to solve and respond to key environmental challenges, reduce and make more equitable our collective use of the Earth's resources, and inspire respect for natural systems and our reliance on them.

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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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Mold

Mold can cause great damage to your home. Click here to learn more about this organism and how to control it.

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Emerald Ash Borer

Learn how to identify the Emerald Ash Borer, monitor your Ash trees, detect and report possible EAB in your trees, and more, with resources we've compiled on this site.

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Japanese Knotweed

This bamboo-like plant is shade-tolerant and grows from 3 to 15 feet tall, in disturbed areas, often near water sources.

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Firewood From Your Forest

You can utilize your woodlot effectively by producing firewood for others as a source of income

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Deer Tick

Get the facts on Lyme disease and its prevalence in NY State, other tick-borne diseases, how to remove ticks, and options for tick management including IPM.

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Last updated January 21, 2015