About APREP & NY EDEN

The All-Hazards Preparedness and Response Education Program (APREP) is composed of disaster researchers and educators across Cornell University (CU) and the Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) who develop evidence-based guidance on preparedness, response, and recovery after natural disasters and emergencies, assist with CCE emergency operations, and conduct related research.

 

The New York Extension Disaster Education Network (NY EDEN) is a major APREP education and outreach initiative – a collaborative educational network based at Cornell University dedicated to educating New York residents about preventing, preparing for and recovering from emergencies and disasters. NY EDEN is affiliated with both the national USDA Extension Disaster Education​ Network (EDEN) and with CCE. In a non-emergency, the APREP staff and the APREP Program Work Team coordinate as NY EDEN to generate educational resources in response to needs assessments and requests from the community. The Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN) is a national organization of land-grant universities that links Extension educators from across the United States and throughout various disciplines, enabling them to develop and use resources to reduce the impact of disasters. EDEN focuses on providing hazard resources in the areas of:

For a more in-depth overview of NY EDEN, see the NY EDEN 101 webinar here​.

For a printable version of the NY EDEN brochure, see the 2019 updated version here.

 

NY EDEN Team

​​​​​​​Keith G. Tidball
NY EDEN Director
607-254-5479
disaster@cornell.edu​
Katherine Herleman
Extension Disaster Education Coordinator
Cell: 941-223-7048
kch227@cornell.edu
Paul O’Connor
Assistant Director, Field Operations
607-255-0769
pro3@cornell.edu
​Danielle Hautaniemi
State Extension Specialist
607-255-6750
dah35@cornell.edu
Adam Hughes
State Extension Specialist
607-255-8894
ath66@cornell.edu
Renee Smith
State Extension Specialist
607-255-6619
rls476@cornell.edu​
Peter Landre
State Extension Specialist
Regional Ag. Programs
607-255-7676
ptl2@cornell.edu​

Julie C. Suarez

Assistant Dean
College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
126 State St., Suite 200
518-434-4157
jcs433@cornell.edu

​​Katherine Baildon
Communications Specialist
607-254-4585
kmb338@cornell.edu
Deena Haines
CCE Administrative Systems Coordinator
607-255-5455
deh8@cornell.edu