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Judy’s Day Festival celebrates plants and their families on September 30

4 weeks 6 days ago

Join us on Sunday September 30 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. for our Judy’s Day Family Festival, themed “Plants Have Families Too" in the beautiful F. R. Newman Arboretum. Read more

We received a $192,000 grant to make our plant records accessible

12 hours 3 min ago

The grant from the federal government’s Institute of Museum and Library Services will enable us to upgrade our plant records database, digitize tree health and pest management data, and to integrate plant records in a new website. Read more in a September 19 Cornell Chronicle article.

Cultures and Cuisine: Food of the Ancients

3 days 13 hours ago

Learn about the cultural and natural history of quinoa, amaranth, and chia and sample some delectable dishes paired with unique beers, made with a modern spin from these ancient staples by the gourmet chefs of Cornell Catering. Read more

Join the effort to stop the spread of emerald ash borer

6 days 9 hours ago

Join us on September 25 from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. to learn about the Monitoring and Managing Ash (MaMA) program for citizen scientists and land managers in the Finger Lakes. Read more

Cascadilla Gorge closed for maintenance

6 days 9 hours ago

The Cascadilla Gorge Trail Between College Avenue and Linn Street is closed for planned maintenance beginning at 7 a.m. on Monday, September 17, and will remain closed until work is completed.  

Beebe Lake featured in Cornell Alumni Magazine

1 week 12 hours ago

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.

Lecture: Botanical Adventurers—The Men Who Roamed the Planet to Find Our Everyday Foods

1 week 6 days ago

Join us on Wednesday, September 26 at 7:30 p.m. for a lecture by Daniel Stone, National Geographic contributing editor and author of The Food Explorer. Read more

Buy plants online selected by our horticulture staff

8 weeks 3 days ago

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.

Our new strategic plan focuses on connecting plants and peoples

13 weeks 1 day ago

We are proud to share our strategic plan for 2018-2023. The plan resulted from many months of thoughtful examination of our organization, direction, and resolve to make a positive impact on people and the planet. Read more

Garden Tours every Saturday, June 16 through September 29

16 weeks 1 day ago

Every Saturday at 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. from June 16 through September 29, you can join a garden guide to discover the beauty and diversity of our cultivated plant collections in the gardens around the Nevin Welcome Center. Read more

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