Friday, May 18, 2012

Land Use Boards Training

Historic preservation - Thursday, May 31, 2012 7-9 p.m., Schuyler County Human Services Complex, Room 120, Montour Falls, NY

Presenter: Julian Adams, Head of Community Liaison and Tax Credit Units, N.Y.S Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation

NYS Historic Preservation Office works with governments, the public, and educational and not-for-profit organizations to raise historic preservation awareness, to instill in New Yorkers a sense of pride in the state's unique history and to encourage heritage tourism and community revitalization.
  • What is “Historic Preservation”
  • How Communities can apply it
  • Funding opportunities and grants available to municipalities
This training should count toward the 4 hour training requirement for Board Members. This training is FREE and Open to the Public.  If you plan to attend, please RSVP to Rocky Kambo (so that we have adequate materials for attendees) (607) 535 -7161.

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Cornell Cooperative Extension in Schuyler County offers equal program and employment opportunities. Please contact CCE Schuyler County at 607‐535‐7161 at least one week before an event if you have any special needs. Requests received after that time will be accommodated, if possible.

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Lawn Fertilizer Phosphorus Restrictions Now in Effect

As the lawn-care season gets into full swing, DEC is urging New Yorkers to be mindful of a new state law limiting the percentage of phosphorus in lawn fertilizers and restricting when and where they can be used. The fertilizer provisions of the NYS Dishwasher Detergent and Nutrient Runoff Law have been in effect since January 1. For more information, please see the NYSDEC website.