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The beauty of May and June are highlighted in CNY Magazine

CNY Magazine—May/June 2024

Cornell Botanic Gardens gets a large share of this feature on regional botanic gardens.

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Top sites in your palm

A new pocket guide makes it easy to explore Cornell Botanic Gardens and Cornell’s “foot-friendly” campus.

Cultural Connection

Spring blooms embody hope and new beginnings

Many plants that bloom in spring have come to signify hope, rebirth, and renewal.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Botanic Gardens Tours at Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center

Take a relaxing stroll with a Garden Guide through the gardens around the Nevin Welcome Center and discover the beauty and diversity of our cultivated plant collections. Visit...

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Wildflower Garden Walks at Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center

Tour the woodland pathways and plant habitats of the Mundy Wildflower Garden, a 25-acre natural area and naturalistic garden. The Garden is an ideal place to learn about the...

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Birds and Blooms

Join guides from the Botanic Gardens and the Lab of Ornithology for combined bird walk and plant walks this summer. We’ll alternate between tours of Sapsucker Woods and the...

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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.

Our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Efforts

Cornell Botanic Gardens embraces and actively works to increase diversity among all the communities with which we engage.

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Seeds of Survival and Celebration: Plants and the Black Experience

This garden display and exhibit shares the knowledge, skill, and resilience of enslaved Africans, their descendants, and today’s Black community and their deep connections to plants and the cuisines they inspired.

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 in upstate NY starts with the the bright blooms of witch hazels, early spring flower bulbs and continues with our native wildflowers.

Seasonal Highlights