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Rebranding Cornell Plantations to better reflect our mission, vision

Published: 
4 weeks 6 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

Basic Camera, Beautiful Photos; Saturday, October 15

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3 hours 57 min ago

Learn how to take your best photos on your smart phone with nature photographer Paul Schmitt in this three hour workshop in the Herb Garden. Read more

Join us on Friday, October 14 for a lecture by writer and filmmaker Wade Davis

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4 hours 8 min ago

Dr. Davis will bring us on a journey to celebrate the wisdom fo the world's indigenous cultures in his lecture "The Wayfinders: Why Ancient Wisdom Matters in a Modern World." Read more

Cultures and Cuisine: Cooking with the Three Sisters

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6 days 1 hour 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

Plantations Responds to Drought Conditions

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8 weeks 6 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

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