What's Happening Now
Volunteers are vital to our mission. Whether tending to our gardens, caring for our natural areas or educating our visitors, there are many ways to be involved as a Cornell Botanic Gardens volunteer. Read more
Last October, Professor William Miller, of the School of Integrated Plant Science, Horticulture Section of CALS, collaborated with Cornell Botanic Gardens to plant 70,000 bulbs outside the Nevin Welcome Center and in our F. R. Newman Arboretum with a mechanical bulb planter. Read more
“Quiet Labor” features naturally dyed textiles, garments and artwork by students and local artists who contribute to the Cornell Natural Dye Studio. Read more
Drop in to the Nevin Welcome Center any time between 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. to celebrate chocolate through history, with tastings, and hands-on activities. Read more
With Bandler Family Forest Tract, the area now preserves more than 100 acres, with almost 30 acres of old-growth forest. Read more in the February 8 Cornell Chronicle article "Land gift expands old-growth forest natural area."
Join plant science professor emeritus Dr. Peter Davies for a walk through the botanic gardens to explore the ingenious adaptations that allow plants to survive the harsh winter season on February 22 and 24. Read more
Become a member of the botanic gardens' professional team and learn about the operations of a public garden. We are accepting applications for positions working with staff in our botanic gardens, natural areas, and education department. Learn more on our internship page.
Cornell Botanic Gardens’ director is leading the U.S. National Committee of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature. Read more about his role in a January 16 Cornell Chronicle article.