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Rebranding Cornell Plantations to better reflect our mission, vision

4 weeks 5 days ago

This fall our Executive Director, Christopher Dunn, will recommend that the Cornell University Board of Trustees approve changing our name to “Cornell Botanic Gardens.” The new name will more clearly identify this place as a public garden and better reflect our new mission, vision, and the depth and diversity of our programs. Read more

Lecture: Planting in a Post-Wild World

4 days 18 hours ago

We continue our Fall Lecture Series on Wednesday, September 28 with a lecture by author and planting designer, Claudia West. The lecture begins at 7:30 p.m. in Statler Auditorium in Statler Hall on Cornell University’s campus. Read more

Cultures and Cuisine: Cooking with the Three Sisters

4 days 18 hours ago

The Three Sisters—winter squash, maize, and climbing beans—are the main agricultural crops of various Native American groups, particularly the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois). Spend a Sunday afternoon savoring some tasty and filling dishes, both traditional and contemporary adaptations, made from these staple ingredients. Read more

Enjoy the gorges safely this summer and fall

6 weeks 18 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


Plantations Responds to Drought Conditions

8 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

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

15 weeks 22 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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