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About Cornell Botanic Gardens

Cornell Botanic Gardens is alive with plants, purpose, and a presence that truly distinguishes the university among its peers. Our mature botanic garden, arboretum, and diverse network of nature preserves help make Cornell one of the most beautiful campuses anywhere. Our leadership in environmental conservation and education is helping protect native species and habitats in Cornell Botanic Gardens' natural areas, throughout the region, and beyond.

Mission and History

Click here to learn about how Cornell Botanic Gardens got its name, and more.




Staff Directory

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Strategic Planning

Get updates on our current strategic planning process here.