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We offer a wide variety of educational programs for people of all ages throughout the year, including guided tours, gardening workshops, botanical art classes, lectures, and special events.

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Mar 21, 2019: Vernal Equinox Walk: Searching for Spring at Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center

The vernal equinox marks the beginning of spring in the northern hemisphere, when the sun is directly above the equator and daylight hours are equal to nighttime. Join us on the first day of spring for a nature walk to search for signs of awakening life in the Mundy Wildflo [...]

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Apr 16, 2019: Evening Wildflower Walks at Mundy Wildflower Garden

Tour the woodland pathways and plant habitats of the Mundy Wildflower Garden, an 8-acre natural area and naturalistic garden. Early spring is the ideal season for spotting & learning about the natural history and identification of wildflowers, such as trillium, bloodroot, a [...]

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Apr 20, 2019: Ikebana: Friendship through Flowers at Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center

Ikeana is the traditional Japanese art of flower arranging. Known to build community, ikebana also incorporates concepts that can help with our work/life balance. In this two-hour session, you will learn the basics of ikebana and also create your own arrangement that you wi [...]

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Apr 26, 2019: Arbor Day Tree Walk at Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center

Celebrate Arbor Day with a walk amongst the specimen trees of the Botanic Gardens. The walk will introduce some long-standing resident trees of the gardens, including tuliptree, dawn redwood, Japanese umbrella pine, zelkova, cornelian cherry dogwood and more. We’ll conclude [...]

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Apr 28, 2019: Tom Reimers Earth Day Hike on the Cayuga Trail at Cornell Community Garden Plots

Cayuga Trails Club will sponsor this 30th annual Earth Day Hike, named in memory of Tom Reimers, local conservationist and trail advocate. The hike will follow a 4.4-mile-long section of the Cayuga Trail in the beautiful Monkey Run Natural Area of Cornell Botanic Gardens. T [...]

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May 1, 2019: May Day Wildflower Hike at Edwards Lake Cliffs Preserve

Visit a unique natural area -- the Edwards Lake Cliffs Preserve -- on a guided afternoon hike with botanist Robert Wesley. This 84-acre preserve protects one of the rarest environments in the local region – the lake cliffs – and hosts abundant and diverse early spring wildf [...]

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May 14, 2019: Evening Wildflower Walks at Mundy Wildflower Garden

Tour the woodland pathways and plant habitats of the Mundy Wildflower Garden, an 8-acre natural area and naturalistic garden. Early spring is the ideal season for spotting & learning about the natural history and identification of wildflowers, such as trillium, bloodroot, a [...]

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May 17, 2019: Birds & Blossoms at F. R. Newman Arboretum

In collaboration with the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Cornell Botanic Gardens is offering a pair of walks to discover the birds and wildflowers of spring. Walks will be held rain or shine and pre-registration is not required. A National Public Gardens Week activity. Bird W [...]

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May 18, 2019: National Public Gardens Week: Make a Botanical Gift at Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center

Make a botanical gift, with Wine & Blooms View on site | Email this event

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Jun 21, 2019: Summer Solstice in the Herb Garden at Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center

Some ancient cultures believed that herbs gathered for healing or magic on the Summer Solstice, or “Midsummer”, were the most potent. Come celebrate the longest day of the year and official start of summer with a tour of the Robison York State Herb Garden. We’ll learn about [...]

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