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Vehicle Fire Necessitates Beebe Lake Shore Area Remediation

1 day 22 hours ago

Cleanup efforts from a recent vehicle fire adjacent to Beebe Lake are expected to begin shortly. The trails around Beebe Lake remain open, but visitors should expect periodic closures during remediation work. Read more

Cornell Botanic Gardens one of top-15 best gardens in New York

1 week 4 days ago

We are pleased to be named one of the top-15 best gardens in New York State by ProFlowers. Click here for the full list and to vote Cornell Botanic Gardens as the best botanic garden in New York State!


Cascadilla Gorge is open for the season!

1 week 5 days ago

Thanks to the hard work of volunteers and staff, Cascadilla Gorge is now open. Enjoy the gorge while staying safe: Please remain on gorge trails.


Arboretum gates are now open!

2 weeks 1 day ago

The F. R. Newman Arboretum is now open to vehicles. Happy spring from all of us at Cornell Botanic Gardens! Our grounds are free and open every day from dawn to dusk. Click here for the Nevin Welcome Center hours.

Out on the Trails: Explore Tompkins’ Trails with Ease

2 weeks 6 days ago

Cornell Botanic Gardens and partner organizations have launched a new website designed to help outdoor enthusiasts find and take the perfect walk, hike, bike, ski, or even horseback ride. Read more

Now hiring: Seasonal Gardener and Natural Areas Steward

2 weeks 6 days ago

Click here to learn more about these positions.



Mindful Botany: Free guided tours every Friday starting April 7

5 weeks 5 days ago

Join Cornell Botanic Gardens staff to observe the beauty of spring unfurl on weekly spring walks. Read more


Board approves Cornell Botanic Gardens naming!

25 weeks 4 days 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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