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Gorge safety program dedicated in memory of Nathaniel Rand

7 hours 8 min ago

In a tribute to Nathaniel Rand ’12, about 50 Cornell and local community
members gathered at the Cornell Plantations’ Nevin Welcome Center
August 26 to dedicate the Nathaniel Rand ’12 Memorial Gorge Safety
Education Program. Read more

"Victis acernis" on display now

7 hours 38 min ago

Visit us this fall to see Jack Elliot’s amazing “arbortecture” art, Victis acernis. Read more

Beautiful Botanicals

This hands-on class offers an introduction to painting the flora of the Plantations’ botanical collections while guiding artists of all levels to greater breadth of skills.


1 week 1 day ago

Take home some of Plantations gardeners’ top picks for your own home landscape! This fall’s offerings will include small shrubs, a wide variety of perennials, and some new additions to the horticulture trade.  9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Location:Cornell Plantations Plant Production Facility, 397 Forest Home Dr.

Poetry's evolutionary niche - SEPT 3!

1 week 5 days ago

Consider an orchid’s foot-long spur and a moth’s 12-inch tongue stretching through the spur to reach the orchid’s nectar. Poet Joanie Mackowski sees in this biological oddity the same co-evolutionary process that gives us poetry.  She’ll explore this process on Sept. 3 at 5:30 p.m. in Call Auditorium. Read more.

Help us make a difference

12 weeks 13 hours ago

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

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