Our offices remain closed to the public at this time. This document serves as the written safety plan outlining how Cornell Cooperative Extension of Delaware County (CCE) will aid in the prevention of the spread of COVID-19 during recovery and re-opening.
The following procedures have been developed to facilitate the transitioning of staff back to their primary place of work in response to the Governor’s New York Forward phased approach to re-open New York State. This plan is a living document and will be updated and modified as preparation for future phases of the plan are rolled out and additional requirements are outlined by regulatory agencies.
Our plan is available at https://blogs.cornell.edu/ccedelaware/files/2020/06/CCE-Reopening-Plan.pdf
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74 students and 37 teachers and presenters from 13 area schools attended the 2019 Youth Summit on October 7-8, 2019 at Frost Valley YMCA! Students learned about climate change and how to lead climate actions in their school and community. Workshops and activities focused on 4 tracks: Recycling, Water, Science and Earth. Speakers included:
- Sean Russell, Director, Youth Ocean Conservation Summit – Saving Our Water Planet: Activating a Youth Movement to Change the World
- Dove Karn, Margaretville Central School Teacher – Truth in 10 Climate Reality
- Amanda LaValle, Ulster County Department of the Environment – Be a Catalyst for Community Climate Action
Funding for the Youth Climate Summit provided by NOAA, Catskill Watershed Corporation, NYC DEP and NYSERDA. Student scholarships for Delaware County Schools were provided by Delaware County Soil and Water Conservation District. Cornell Cooperative Extension worked with funders, The Wild Center and advisory teachers and students to develop this informative and empowering program.