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Feb 20, 2020: Art Exhibit: Being Part Of The Whole-The Significance Of Biodiversity at Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center

The recognition of the interconnectivity between human beings and the natural world is a profound knowledge that reminds the former of the crucial presence of the flora and fauna that has co-existed with us over the course of history. The Introduction to Printmaking class [...]

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Feb 20, 2020: Exhibit: Ash Trees: A Story of Relationships, Loss, and Hope at Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center

The emerald ash borer, an invasive wood-boring insect, has killed millions of ash (Fraxinus spp.) trees in North America since the insect arrived in the United States in 2002. This exhibit, created by Cornell graduate student Bailee Hopkins-Hensley, showcases how this invas [...]

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Feb 23, 2020: Sketching in the Greenhouse at Plant Production Facility, 397 Forest Home Drive

This winter enjoy the bright, warm, and plant filled spaces of Cornell Botanic Gardens' greenhouses as you improve your drawing skills with a progressive series of black and white sketching exercises. Tropical plants and other perennials in the greenhouses will serve as you [...]

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Feb 27, 2020: Movie: "The Biggest Little Farm" at Willard Straight Theatre

2019 > USA > Directed by John Chester With John Chester, Molly Chester The film chronicles the eight-year quest of John and Molly Chester as they trade city living for 200 acres of barren farmland outside of LA and a dream to harvest in harmony with nature. Through dogged p [...]

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Feb 28, 2020: Mindful Winter Nature Walk at Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center

Join Cornell Botanic Gardens staff to observe the stark beauty and quiet drama of the season on this winter nature walk. After a brief introduction, we’ll stroll the various paths of the Botanic Gardens and practice mindfulness by dedicating our attention to the present mom [...]

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Mar 20, 2020: Vernal Equinox Walk: Searching for Spring at Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center

Join us on the first day of spring for a nature walk to search for signs of awakening life in the Mundy Wildflower Garden. Please dress appropriately for the weather. The walk will include some stairs, and trails may be muddy in places. View on site | Email this event

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