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Cascadilla Gorge is closed until spring

3 days 11 hours ago

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


Hike on the Cayuga Trail

3 days 12 hours ago

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

Winter Solstice Garden Tour December 21

5 days 14 hours ago

Join plant science professor Peter Davies and horticulturist Emily Pratt for a look at the plants of the Mullestein Family Winter Garden. Read more


Arboretum Closed to Vehicles for Winter

5 days 14 hours ago

The F. R. Newman Arboretum at Cornell Botanic Gardens will close to vehicle traffic on Thursday, December 7, at dusk. Read more


Ithaca Lawmakers to Vote December 6 on Safety Barrier for ‘Ezra’s Tunnel’

6 days 11 hours ago

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.

Dunn Part of Cornell’s Delegation to the United Nations Climate Change Conference

3 weeks 5 days ago

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

Cornell Botanic Gardens supports hemlock tree conservation and research with New York State grant

7 weeks 14 hours ago

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.

Board approves Cornell Botanic Gardens naming!

1 year 6 weeks ago

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

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