What's Happening Now
In the 2017 Ithaca Times "Best of Ithaca" we were recognized for the restorative qualities of our gardens and natural areas. Click here to read the full article.
Take it outside on this extended hike through the diverse plant collections and landscapes of the Cornell Botanic Gardens, with a special emphasis on the changing colors of fall. Read more
On Monday, October 23, Dr. Robert Zarr will share how Park Rx America works closely with managers of publicly-accessible land and water and directly with healthcare providers to "make it easy" to prescribe parks to their patients real-time in a clinical practice setting. Read more
Come to our Chocolatada event to celebrate the rich history and flavors of chocolate. Read more
The Climate Change Demonstration Garden is featured in this story on how botanic gardens are working to help visitors see and understand how climate change may affect them. Click here to read the September 25 article, "Sowing common ground: Botanical gardens tell the story of climate change."
Sonja Skelly, Director of Eduction and Communication at Cornell Botanic Gardens, was featured on The Weather Channel to talk about the striking discoveries being made in the Climate Change Garden. Click here to view.
Cornell Botanic Gardens was officially approved Oct. 28 by the Cornell University Board of Trustees, the final step in a broad rebranding effort begun more than two years ago. Read more