Plant list for a changing climate by Diane Olsen of CCE-Putnam
Climate-friendly gardening (PDF 3mb) by Union of Concerned Scientists
Gardening in an Uncertain Climate (PDF 6mb) by David W. Wolfe, Cornell University. The New American Landscape, Ch. 6 "Gardening sustainably in a changing climate"
Climate Change in the Garden at Cornell University is an exciting model of youth community
action in the garden. This site offers examples of how youth and their
community members can get involved in monitoring, adapting, and
mitigating climate change in the garden!
Sustainable Gardening in a Changing Climate (PDF 2.5mb) presentation by CCE-Saratoga Master Gardeners contains the science, the evidence and simple solutions/actions for gardeners to implement in their own landscapes.
Landscaping for Water Quality in the Finger Lake by CCE-Onondaga
Stream Buffer Planting Guide offers information on specific plants that do well along a stream or lake shore is followed by information planning and site prepartion. This visually rich planting guide help visualize how and what to plant to establish healthy stream buffer areas. The companion diagram shows how far apart to plant young trees to get the right spacing for and mature trees.
Enhancing Water Resources in Tompkins County: Benefits of Riparian Areas and Stream Buffers (2071kb PDF)” developed by the Tompkins County Planning Department is designed to facilitate a greater understanding of these benefits and further outline the buffer widths needed to sustain these benefits.
How Green is my Town? is a environmental assessment program that includes a checklist to determine how green a town is, a collection of policy and program ideas from other non-profits and government agencies, and a list of green products and services.
Last updated May 15, 2017