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Reduce your Climate Footprint in the Garden

Learn practical tips for reducing your carbon footprint in the garden in this podcast episode.


Verdant Views: Global Climate Stories, 2023

In honor of Earth Day 2023, current Fellows in Cornell University’s Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program share stories of the challenges they face in their home countries.


Flat Rock Footbridge from Above

View the restored footbridge over Fall Creek from above in a one-minute video.


New Beebe Lake seating area honors Hu Shih

A new seating area at Beebe Lake honors Hu Shih 1914, who led a literary movement resulting in the adoption of a common, accessible language in China.

Cultural Connection

Which plant is the real shamrock?

The shamrock has been a familiar symbol of Irish culture for hundreds of years, but do you know which plant is the real shamrock?

Cultural Connection

Native plants of Ukraine connect us

Draw closer to the plants and people of Ukraine by walking among their native plants, in digital plant collection.


Verdant Views: Capturing Carbon: Nature-Based Solutions to the Climate Crisis

This episode explores how much carbon the Botanic Gardens’ Natural Areas and other Cornell forests are capturing.

Cultural Connection

Honoring black culture through plants

Explore the plants included in “Seeds of Survival and Celebration: Plants and the Black Experience.”


Flowers for a winter day

Flowers bring us together in appreciation of the beauty and diversity of the natural world.