New York EDEN

The New York Extension Disaster Education Network (NY EDEN) is a collaborative educational network based at Cornell University, dedicated to educating New York residents about preventing, preparing for and recovering from emergencies and disasters.

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Winter Weather

Find tips on winter driving, personal and pet safety in frigid weather, how to prepare for winter storms, links to Cornell's EDEN website, and more, here on our Emergency Preparedness pages.

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Cooperative Extension of Lewis County puts useful, research-based information at your finger tips!

In addition to what you'll find here on our website, we offer free or low-cost workshops on many topics that may be useful to you and your family. Our staff works with local residents to identify community issues and needs and to create appropriate strategies and programs to address those needs. We invite you to explore our website, check out our upcoming events, then give us a call or visit our office to learn more. We're here to help, with information and people you can trust!

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Safe Snow Removal

Removal of large accumulations of snow from your barn roof is best done in a systematic way to reduce the risk of injury or death to you and to barn occupants.

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Good Drinks

What you drink is as important as what you eat. Many beverages contain added sugars and few nutrients. Here are 10 Tips to help you make better drink choices.

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Let's Talk Turkey!

As families gather for the holidays, it is important not to forget food safety principles when preparing holiday meals. By following four basic food safety practices, everyone can reduce the risk of food borne illness.

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Choose MyPlate

MyPlate is the new USDA food guide tool to help people make wise food choices within food and calorie limits. Use their SuperTracker free online tool to track your food and activities.

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Food Safety in Power Outages

Learn about what is safe and not safe to eat during a power outage and how to cook with no power!

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Enjoying Wildlife in the Forest

Forests give us a wonderful opportunity to see and enjoy wildlife. Learn how to protect the wildlife as you enjoy it.

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Last updated January 3, 2017