What's Happening Now
After a lifetime spent as a wetland ecologist, Paul DuBowy '75 made a commitment for a gift to ensure that future Cornell students have the opportunity to gain hands-on knowledge and skills in wetland conservation. Read more
Cornell Botanic Gardens made headway this fall in its efforts to manage emerald ash borer (EAB), an invasive insect that decimates ash forests. Some 50 priority ash trees within campus natural areas were treated with pesticide injections donated by Arborjet. Read more in a November 26 Cornell Chronicle article.
A bequest from Elizabeth Weaver, ’57, enhances recruitment, retention of exceptional horticulture director for Cornell’s living museum. Read more
World plant conservation leaders, including our director Christopher Dunn, met this summmer to evaluate progress and plan for the next 10 years. Read more
Cornell Botanic Gardens recently installed wayfinding signs around Beebe Lake and the Nevin Welcome Center that will better connect these beautiful areas to main campus. Read more
Repair work on the Cascadilla Gorge Trail is now complete. Enjoy the gorge trail before it is closed for the winter later this fall.
The article "Water World" looks at the past, present, and future of Cornell's iconic Beebe Lake—which, like the University itself, traces its roots to Ezra. Read the full article.
Visitors to Cornell Botanic Gardens who are inspired by the diverse, beautiful plants in our cultivated gardens, arboretum, and natural areas now have a way to bring those plants to their own gardens with ShrubBucket—an online plant distributor of high-quality perennials. Buy your plants here.