What's Happening Now
Lead Arborist Lee Dean shares tips on choosing a living tree for holiday décor, one that can be planted in spring and represent the season’s memories for decades to come. Click here to view a three-minute interview with Lee.
The Cascadilla Gorge Trail from Downtown to College Avenue is now closed for the season and will will re-open in the spring when conditions allow. Read more
Join the Cayuga Trails Club for a five-mile hike through the F. R. Newman Arboretum, Fall Creek Natural Area, Mundy Wildflower Garden, Beebe Lake, and Fall Creek Gorge on Thursday, December 14 at 9 a.m. Read more
Join plant science professor Peter Davies and horticulturist Emily Pratt for a look at the plants of the Mullestein Family Winter Garden. Read more
The F. R. Newman Arboretum at Cornell Botanic Gardens will close to vehicle traffic on Thursday, December 7, at dusk. Read more
Common Council is slated to vote on whether to allow Cornell to build a pair of safety barriers to restrict access to Fall Creek Gorge through the former industrial site known as "Ezra's Tunnel." Read more in the Nov. 30 Cornell Chronicle article.
The United Nations’ Conference of Parties, COP23, on Climate Change was held in Bonn, Germany earlier this month. Director Christopher Dunn was part of Cornell University’s delegation of faculty and students attending the conference to present and confer with attendees about how to deal with climate change. Read more
The grant from the state Department of Environmental Conservation expands control of an invasive pest that threatens hemlock trees. Read more in a Cornell Chronicle article on October 20.
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