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Opening reception for "Blooms of Being Planted"

3 days 15 hours ago

Photographic images by Mary Kay Marks are on display at the Nevin Welcome Center for March and April. Join us for an opening reception on Friday, March 23 from 4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Read more

Learn about the role of nature in human health & well-being

3 days 15 hours ago

On Thursday, March 22 from 5 to 6:30 p.m., Cornell Professor Nancy Wells will explore the research, evidence, and theory indicating that the natural environment influences human health. This forum is part of Biophilia:ITHACA. Read more

Pruning Fundamentals Rescheduled to Saturday, March 17

2 weeks 6 days ago

Learn the basics of pruning, plus some advanced techniques in this hands-on workshop with arborists Lee Dean and Daniel Weitoish. Read more


70,000 New Bulbs Will Emerge this Spring

3 weeks 6 days ago

Last October, Professor William Miller, of the School of Integrated Plant Science, Horticulture Section of CALS, collaborated with Cornell Botanic Gardens to plant 70,000 bulbs outside the Nevin Welcome Center and in our F. R. Newman Arboretum with a mechanical bulb planter. Read more

Naturally dyed textiles on display in the Nevin Welcome Center

4 weeks 2 days ago

“Quiet Labor” features naturally dyed textiles, garments and artwork by students and local artists who contribute to the Cornell Natural Dye Studio. Read more


Land Gift Provides Legacy for Old-Growth Forest Natural Area

5 weeks 2 days ago

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."

Christopher Dunn to chair new national conservation group

8 weeks 4 days ago

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.

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