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Landscaping for Water Quality


Forum: Landscaping for Water Quality

  • Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Learn from experts how to make small changes that ensure the water leaving your property has a positive impact protecting water quality in our community. 

Though attendance is strongly encouraged, event will be accessible to view online via Cornell's Zoom livestream. No account needed. Follow this link to join: https://cornell.zoom.us/j/487077397

Click here for event flyer. 

Event is free and open to the public. Resources will be provided for attendees who pre-register. Click here to register.

Presentations by:

Matthew J. Biondolillo, CERP, PMP Environmental and Ecological Consultant. Sustainable shorelines– learn how to design a landscape that works to protect water quality and reduce erosion without losing space to recreate and enjoy.

Donald J. Leopold, PhD. - Chair and Distinguished Teaching Professor, SUNY ESF. Native Plants for Sustainable Landscapes- will highlight native species that are no maintenance, resilient, and ecologically valuable. Applicable to home gardens, urban areas, and large scale restoration.

NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC)Overview of the NYSDEC Nutrient Runoff Law and Fertilizer/ Phosphorous restrictions. 

Funding for Cornell Cooperative Extension programming in the Skaneateles Lake Watershed is provided by the City of Syracuse Department of Water. 

Thank you to our event partners, the Town of Skaneateles and The Skaneateles Lake Association, and the City of Syracuse.


Skaneateles High School Auditorium
49 E. Elizabeth St.
Skaneateles, NY 13152

Last updated October 23, 2018