In this place that is all about growing, we also cultivate intellectual curiosity, providing meaningful opportunities for people of all ages to learn about plants and how essential they are to human survival and wellbeing.
Visit our class registration portal to view and register for our classes, programs, and events for adults and families.
Click here to view or print a complete list of our upcoming classes and events.
Find out about the latest artwork and displays at the Nevin Welcome Center. Read more
View this year's lineup plus videos of past lectures. Read more
Plantations offers programs for young people in our gardens, in the schools and community as well as our popular family learning festival, Judy’s Day. Read more
We offer programs that give teens the opportunity to explore the natural world while developing leadership and team-building skills. Read more
Our summer internship program prepares Cornell students for careers in the fields of plant and natural sciences. Read more
The Cornell Public Garden Leadership Fellows Program prepares students for leadership positions at public gardens. Read more
Help Plantations grow by volunteering to lead tours, work in the gardens or greenhouse, monitor natural areas, or help at special events. Read more
We offer scheduled group bus and walking tours as well as "drop-in" tours. Read more
Become a certified Natural Areas Steward, and then help manage Plantations natural areas and train others to do the same. Read more