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Soar above the herb and flower gardens

Soar over two of the most beautiful outdoor spaces at Cornell University—the Robison York State Herb Garden and Young Flower Garden.

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Treasured Waterfalls

Refresh your spirit while gently soaring over the majestic waterfalls on the Cornell University campus. […]

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Mindful Botany Walk at Cornell Botanic Gardens

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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Garden Highlights Tour at Cornell Botanic Gardens

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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Around the World in Eight Plants at Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center

Take a stroll around the Cornell Botanic Gardens and take a trip around the world! On this walking tour we’ll encounter eight plants from five continents. Each plant - tree,...

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

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Grief for victims, hope for ending racial violence

Cornell Botanic Gardens grieves with victims of the mass shooting in Buffalo, New York, and shares Cornell University’s commitment to building community and overcoming the evil of hatred and racism.

Land Acknowledgement

Cornell University is located on the traditional homelands of the Gayogo̱hó꞉nǫ' (the Cayuga Nation), members of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy.

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 SUMMER!

Summer is one of the best times to visit! Blooms can be found in many of our gardens and throughout the arboretum and natural areas.

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