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Ithaca Is . . . Summer!

Cornell Alumni Magazine offers ‘161 Things’ to do when the weather’s warm—on the Hill and beyond. From “marveling at the blooms,” to resting under the pergola in the F.R. Newman Arboretum, to strolling around Beebe Lake, Cornell Botanic Gardens makes the list four times.

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Towering ‘Double Allium’ installed at Botanic Gardens

Anne Simon Moffat ’69 and husband Keith Moffat commissioned the sculpture, which was dedicated June 8 during Reunion weekend.

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Take a guided garden or arboretum tour

Garden tours are offered every Saturday at 11am and 4pm and Arboretum tours are offered the third Sunday of each month at 2pm.

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

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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 SUMMER!

Summer is one of the best times to visit! Blooms can be found in many of our gardens and throughout the arboretum. Our natural areas offer ample opportunity to explore unique settings.

Summer Highlights

UPCOMING EVENTS

Volunteer Opportunities with Cornell Botanic Gardens at Cornell Botanic Gardens

Interested in volunteering in the gardens, but not available during the workday? Become a volunteer and join us for evening summer sessions on Wednesdays, 4-6 pm, July 10 -...

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Mindful Monday Garden Walks at Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center

Join Cornell Botanic Gardens staff to observe the beauty and drama of nature unfolding on monthly nature walks. While exploring various paths and gardens each month, we will...

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