Greeting the Unfolding Season
Join us in appreciating the beauty and hope found in the unfolding seasons.
Arboretum Seasonal Closing to Vehicles
The F.R. Newman Arboretum closes to vehicular traffic during the winter months for protection of tree collections and public safety.
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.
The Supernatural Side of Plants
Steeped in legends and lore, herbs provide a physical link to the beliefs and practices of people through the ages.
Acclaimed artist brings forth student poetry
Cornell students in The Art of Horticulture course blended nature and sensory experience to create poetry in a workshop led by Nigerian-American artist Precious Okoyomon.
Invitation to Autumn Wonder
View the dazzling hues of fall in this short aerial video over the Bioswale Garden.
Sassafras: Native gem of North America
Sassafras is a North American tree steeped in Indigenous culture throughout its range within deciduous woodlands of the northeast and southeast United States.
Secret Rooms in a Garden Home
Find tranquility and inspiration in one of Cornell Botanic Gardens’ best-kept secrets: the Zucker Shrub Collection.