What's Happening Now
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
Each spring we teach over 500 third grade students about our native wildflowers as part of the Kids Discover the Trail program. Read more about it in this Tompkins Weekly article.
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.
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.
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."
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