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Pulitzer Prize-winning Beat Poet, Gary Snyder, to give 20th Anniversary Harder Lecture

2 weeks 1 day ago

Gary Snyder—Beat poet, conservationist and scholar—will speak on Wednesday, August 24, to kick off the 2016 Fall Lecture Series. Read more

Greenhouse Simulates a Warmer Future

1 week 10 hours ago

Our Climate Change Demonstration Garden, now in its third season, uses a high tunnel to demonstrate how plants are affected by climate change. Read how this year's plants fared in a high tunnel 5 degrees warmer than outside temperatures in the article "Greenhouse Simulates a Warmer Future."

Enjoy the gorges safely this summer and fall

1 week 11 hours ago

Welcome back students! Cornell's gorges are beautiful this time of year. Please view this short video that highlights how to explore the gorges safely. Read more


"Genius Loci:" Landscape Paintings by Wynn Yarrow

2 weeks 4 days ago

Yarrow draws on memory, imagination and intuition to create landscapes that resonate with the spirit of place, genius loci. Learn what inspires the artist in a 6-minute interview on WSKG.  Read more


Plantations Responds to Drought Conditions

3 weeks 4 days ago

Cornell Plantations is a living museum of plant collections which are irreplaceable and an invaluable research and educational resource to Cornell, our community, and the global community of plant scientists.  Recognizing the severity of the region's drought and the need to conserve water, our horticulture and natural areas staff have developed plans to significantly reduce our water use without letting plants die. Read more

Garden and Arboretum Hike with professor Peter Davies

3 weeks 6 days ago

Take it outside with Dr. Peter Davies, professor emeritus of plant science, on an extended hike through the diverse plant collections and landscapes of the Botanical Garden and F. R. Newman Arboretum. This hike is offered on August 6 and September 10. Read more

The Gabions: A restoration success story

4 weeks 14 hours ago

Last year, Cornell Plantations staff gardener Krissy Boys began transforming an area overrun with invasive crown vetch into an attractive and diverse streamside garden abundant with wildlife. Krissy recounts this labor of love in her article "New Gardens at Cornell Plantations Mundy Wildflower Garden."

Botanical Garden tours every Saturday and Sunday at 2:00 p.m.

10 weeks 14 hours ago

Enjoy a guided tour through the Botanical Garden and discover the beauty and diversity of our numerous theme gardens, including the Herb Garden, Flower Garden, Groundcover Collection, Tropical Container Display, and more. Read more

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