CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. — On March 14, 2020, CCE-Monroe will partner Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ontario, Livingston, Yates, Steuben, Schuyler, Genesee, Seneca, and Cayuga Counties to offer an emergency preparedness conference, which will focus on emergency preparedness principles as they relate to animals. The event is to be held at CCE-Ontario, 480 North Main Street, Canandaigua, NY 14424 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The conference will be appropriate for 4-H club members and students aged 13 and up, and adults in the greater Finger Lakes region.
The conference aims to increase at-home emergency preparedness in the region as it relates to caring for animals during a disaster. The conference is free for preregistered 4-H Club Members, Students ages 13-18, & their parents. Cost will be $5 at the door for unregistered patrons.
Register online at https://reg.cce.cornell.edu/emergencypetsandanimals_232
- Familiarize the public with emergency preparedness for animals principles taught by experts
- Increase formal planning among 4-H club members and the public
- Monroe County 4-H Club members will be encouraged to make posters and plans that will be on display to the public during the 4-H Expo on July 12 and the Monroe County Fair in August
- Introduce 4-H club members to the State Vet outside of county fair
- Differentiate emergency preparedness planning between pets and farm animals
- Raise awareness to County’s CARTs (County Animal Response Teams)
- Animal Disease Updates
- Planning for Pets
- Developing an Emergency Plan for your Animals
Full conference schedule found at http://monroe.cce.cornell.edu/resources/2020-
The Monroe County 4-H Program is offered through Cornell Cooperative Extension to the youth of Monroe County. 4-H is a worldwide youth development program open to all youth aged 5 to 19, who want to have fun, learn new skills, and explore the world. In return, youth who participate in 4-H find a supportive environment and opportunities for hands-on or “experiential” learning about things that interest them.
Learn more at http://monroe.cce.cornell.edu/4-h-youth-development
–CCE Monroe County
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