Cultural Connection

White Pine: the great tree of peace

The eastern white pines (Pinus strobus) that tower over Comstock Knoll are a powerful cultural symbol to the Haudenosaunee Confederacy.


Harnessing the power of plants for climate action

Director of Natural Areas Todd Bittner explains how our forests, shrublands, and meadows sequester enough carbon each year to significantly contribute Cornell’s goal of a carbon-neutral campus by 2035.