What's Happening Now
Every Friday afternoon, Cornell professor Anurag Agrawal takes his Field Ecology
class to different Plantations natural areas to learn the principles of ecology through nature observation and hands-on research projects. View what they learned at Dunlop Meadow in this 5-minute video.
After five years of repair, the Cascadilla Gorge reopened on September 15. Click here to view the opening ceremony, which includes comments from Plantations director Christopher Dunn, Ithaca mayor Svante Myrick and more. Read more
There are still spots left in the "create your own" bonsai workshop with William Valavanis. Read more
The Landscape Architecture Foundation publishes comprehensive study of Cornell Plantations’ bioswale garden
The Landscape Architecture Foundation (LAF) has published a comprehensive case study of the bioswale garden at Cornell Plantations, the first Cornell University site chosen for this program. Read more
From Cornell students to local schoolchildren, visitors and lifelong learners, every year 14,000 people reconnect with nature through our tours, classes, and free public programs. Watch a delightful short video that shows the breadth and value of these programs, the difference they make, and how you can help! Read more