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Become a natural areas steward: Join the Natural Areas Academy

7 hours 10 min ago

Identifying native plants, controlling invasive species, restoring ecosystems and adding habitat to your home landscape are a few of the hands-on skills you will gain through Natural Areas Academy workshops that start this April. Read more

Make a Washi paper gourd vase on March 21

3 days 2 hours ago

Get creative in this workshop and decorate a fully prepared gourd with colorful washi paper and other Asian-inspired embellishments such as beads, rattail cord, and imitation Chinese coins. Read more

Sculptures from the "Treman Willow" at the Nevin Welcome Center

3 days 2 hours ago

Come see stunning sculptures at the Nevin Welcome Center by sculptor Jack Elliott made from the beloved "Treman Willow," which was removed from the arboretum in 2010. Meet the artist at a reception on March 19. Read more

Rhoda Maurer named Director of Horticulture

4 weeks 2 days ago

Rhoda Maurer from Geneva, NY has been named Director of Horticulture at Cornell Plantations beginning February 2. Prior to joining Plantations, she managed the grounds and greenhouses of Cornell University’s NY State Agriculture Experiment Station in Geneva, NY. Read more

Amazing summer experiences for high school students

5 weeks 10 hours ago

This summer, get your hands dirty while building valuable career skills in our PEEPS teen apprenticeship program. Read more

Help us make a difference

38 weeks 2 days 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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