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Earth Sleeps in Winter

Spend a minute within the winter landscape at Cornell Botanic Gardens in this video slide show.

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Conservation Titans Leave Legacy of Hope

Conservation scientists Tom Lovejoy and E.O. Wilson profoundly advanced our understanding of biological diversity and its critical role in ecosystem health.

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Seasonal Closures

Now closed: Cascadilla Gorge, vehicle access to the arboretum, and some natural areas for hunting.

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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Verdant Views: Linking Art and Nature Through Education

Art inspired by nature can serve to display natural forms, teach scientific principles, and inform our own personal connection to the natural world. In this episode of Verdant...

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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 WINTER!

Winter provides a season of stillness and quiet beauty throughout our gardens and natural areas.

Seasonal Highlights