Committed to conservation of species and landscapes, the Blossey Lab works to serve as a resource for those interested in understanding the ecological impacts of introduced species, how they interact with native species, and how we can safely utilize biological control using highly specialized herbivores to manage plant invasions.
Center for Conservation Social Science
Expanding the understanding of academicians, students, natural resources agency staff, non-governmental organizations and policy makers about the social dimensions of natural resource and environmental management and policy.
Civic Ecology Lab
Integrating research and public engagement to support stewardship, learning, and resilience in communities facing social and environmental stresses globally.
Conservation Planning in the Hudson Watershed
Part of a joint initiative with NYS Department of Environmental Conservation's (DEC) Hudson River Estuary Program to conserve important ecosystems in the estuary watershed.
Cornell Maple Program
The Cornell Sugar Maple Program exists to improve the production and use of maple products by working with producers, consumers, and others interested in this fascinating local product.
Ecoagriculture Working Group
A forum where the Cornell community can interact to help advance knowledge and understanding about the collaborative and integrated management of landscapes.
Connecting woodland users to the knowledge and resources needed to ensure sustainable production and ecological function on private woodlands.
Master Forest Owner Program
Providing private woodland owners of New York State with the information and encouragement necessary to manage their forest holdings wisely.
Master Naturalist Program
A science-based training program designed to teach adults about New York’s natural resources, empowering them to educate others and participate in on-the-ground conservation and monitoring projects.
New York Invasive Species Research Institute
Connecting invasive species research and practice to help manage the impact of invasive species in New York State.
New York State Hemlock Initiative
Integrating research, management, and outreach to conserve New York State’s hemlock resources in the face of multiple threats, particularly the hemlock woolly adelgid (HWA), an invasive insect.
SPEAR4 is Keith Tidball‘s lab, serving as a platform for conducting integrated research, extension, and outreach activities in the area of ecological dimensions of security, understood from across the national security to human security spectrum.
Sustainable Waters Lab
Dr. Rebecca Schneider’s program focuses on the sustainable, ecologically-based management of the world’s water resources.
Wildlife Damage Program
Our staff coordinate research projects with an education and information dissemination program that reaches extension specialists, growers, nurserymen, and homeowners throughout New York State and the northeast.
DNRE extension helps support New York State 4-H Youth Development.