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Statement on Racism, Violence, and Hope

Our hearts ache as we watch members of our Black community be killed and harmed. In the diversity of people, plants, and all living creatures lies our species’ only hope for resilience, and our need to adapt, grow, and flourish.

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Online Lecture, June 6: Connecting Plants and People

Join Cornell Botanic Gardens Director Christopher Dunn for a stroll through all your favorite outdoor places at Cornell and to hear how the gardens are working toward a world of diversity, beauty and hope.

In the News

Advisory Council member Greg Page reflects on 40 years of art practice

After a 40-year career as an artist and member of the art faculty at the College of Architecture, Art, and Planning, Page recently installed his final faculty show of prints in the John Hartell Gallery ahead of his retirement this July.

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 SPRING!

Spring unfolds starting with the emergence of early spring flowers and bulbs, followed by a succession of flowering fruit trees and magnolias, and hundreds of rhododendron blooms in late spring.

Seasonal Highlights

UPCOMING EVENTS

While we are unable to host on-site programs, we offer these online events, videos, activities, and articles to stay connected to our gardens and natural areas.