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The Gabions: A restoration success story

6 hours 7 min 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."

Join us for "Moths of the Night" this Saturday at 9:00 p.m.

6 hours 20 min ago

Come to the Botanical Garden as the sun sets and we fire up bright lights to attract moths. You'll be amazed by what arrives throughout the night! Read more


On display: A giclée reproduction of an original watercolor

2 weeks 4 days ago

A triptych of an original watercolor by Karen English represents a gathering of birds throughout three seasons in a wooded backyard in upstate New York. Read more

Schedule your group tour with us today!

4 weeks 3 hours ago

Bring your garden club, church group, civic organization or other group and explore Cornell Plantations with a guided tour. Read more


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

6 weeks 6 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

Gorge Steward training kicks-off summer gorge tours of Cascadilla and Fall Creek Gorges

7 weeks 6 days ago

Cornell's Gorge Steward Program trains students to patrol the gorges of Cascadilla and Fall Creek to inform visitors of how to enjoy the gorges safely. The stewards also offer weekly interpretive tours of the gorges. Read more

At the Nevin Welcome Center: Ironwork by Durand Van Doren

23 weeks 6 days ago

Durand Van Doren, artist blacksmith, has been designing beautiful ironwork throughout Cornell Plantations and on the Cornell Campus. Visit this exhibit to view Durand's wrought iron botanical pieces and then take a stroll to view his ironwork in the landscape. Read more

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