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Cornell Cooperative Extension of Erie County prioritizes the health, safety and well-being of the communities we serve. Given the uncertainty surrounding COVID-19, and due to an abundance of caution CCE Erie has suspended all in person classes, workshops & events until further notice. Programs that can be offered remotely will be scheduled in that way.

The CCE Erie Offices will be closed to visitors until further notice, and the majority of our staff who are able to do so will work remotely from home.Should you need to reach one of our staff members, please visit http://erie.cce.cornell.edu/staff for their email address or call (716) 652-5400 and enter the staff member’s extension to reach their voicemail.Our phone system will then forward your voice message to them via email.We will be responding to messages via email whenever possible.Therefore, please leave us your email when leaving a message if you have one.You may also direct any questions to erie@cornell.edu.

Building Strong & Vibrant New York Communities

Cornell Cooperative Extension puts knowledge to work in pursuit of economic vitality, ecological sustainability and social well-being. We bring local experience and research-based solutions together, helping new York State families and communities thrive in our rapidly changing world.

How Extension Works for You

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Erie County educators use research-supported information from New York’s land-grant university, Cornell University, to address local needs and improve the lives of people all across our county. Cooperative Extension programming provides educational opportunities to help people, individually and collectively, make sound decisions about their lives, businesses, and communities; and develop economically, socially, and culturally.

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Erie County offers education and programming in the following areas:

  • Agriculture & Natural Resources
  • Consumer Horticulture
  • Nutrition
  • 4-H Youth Development

County Programming

Educators in all New York State counties offer educational programs adapted to the needs and interests of local residents. Regional educators work in teams in multiple counties to provide specialized knowledge in a wide range of subjects

Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities; and provides equal program and employment opportunities.

Last updated August 7, 2020