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Trading coal cars for e-bikes, rail trail promotes sustainability

A trail that once brought coal now brings commuters on e-bikes: Dryden Rail Trail

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Fluttering Phrases Speak of Gratitude

View visitors’ reflections on how plants enrich our lives in this short video.

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Soar over Fall Creek and Hemlock Gorge

Take flight over Fall Creek in this two-minute video.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Ecological Calendars: Finding Hope in the Face of Climate Change at Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center

An exhibit in the Nevin Welcome Center, “Ecological Calendars: Finding Hope in the Face of Climate Change,” brings together art, photography, prints, and interpretive displays...

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Plants and Stories of the Winter Solstice

The Winter Solstice (occurring this year on Tuesday, December 21 at 10:58 a.m.) is more than just the “official” start of the winter season. Since ancient times, it has been...

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CONNECTING PLANTS AND PEOPLES FOR A WORLD OF DIVERSITY, BEAUTY, AND HOPE.

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Land Acknowledgement

Cornell University is located on the traditional homelands of the Gayogo̱hó꞉nǫ' (the Cayuga Nation), members of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy.

Statement on Racism, Violence, and Hope

Our only hope for resilience, and path to meet our need to adapt, grow, and flourish lies in the diversity of people, plants, and all living creatures.

Statement on Anti-Asian Violence

Along with the campus community, we denounce acts of racism, violence and hatred, and stand firmly with our Asian and Asian American friends and colleagues.

Our Gardens and Natural Areas

We are responsible for the natural beauty of the Cornell University campus including cultivated gardens, an arboretum, and natural areas. Together these comprise one-third of campus, and with off-campus natural areas, a total of 3,600 acres.

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WHAT TO SEE IN FALL!

Fall is a magical time with stunning vistas of fall foliage, ripening produce in our vegetable garden, and ornamental grasses and late-blooming flowers.

Seasonal Highlights