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“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
Storytellers Regi Carpenter and Kevin Moss will share a sampling of earth wisdom stories, drawing on a variety of oral and folk traditions from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, February 17. 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.
The soil-painting team, led by Kirsten Kurtz, included our Emily Dietrich, horticulturist and artist. The painting won first prize in the university category of a global soil painting competition sponsored by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Read more in a January 16 Cornell Chronicle.
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.