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Spring brings a diversity of songbirds to Cornell Botanic Gardens

Spring has finally arrived, and along with her, a glorious return of songbirds to Cornell Botanic Gardens’ diverse natural areas. Visit three spring migration hotspots.

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Alumni gift creates bog and wetlands conservation internship

Paul DuBowy (’75) and his wife, Virginia Steinhaus DuBowy, have established an endowment to fund a student internship at Cornell Botanic Gardens.

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Cornell Botanic Gardens’ F.R. Newman Arboretum closed to vehicles for better pedestrian access and safety during COVID-19 containment

The 100-acre F.R. Newman Arboretum is closed to vehicular traffic so that pedestrians can readily maintain the recommended six-foot distance from others.

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.