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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Nov 19, 2019: Inhabiting Gardens: A Story Showcase at Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center

Join us for a special program of creative works – presented over two evenings – by students in Cornell’s Freshman Writing Seminar, “Writing and Community Service: Inhabiting Gardens”. Over the course of the fall semester, students explored the question, “what’s in a garden [...]

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Dec 4, 2019: Lecture: Coloring the Conservation Conversation at Alice Statler Auditorium

Elizabeth E. Rowley Lecture Coloring the Conservation Conversation -J. Drew Lanham, Ph.D., Alumni Distinguished Professor of Wildlife Ecology, Clemson University and recipient of the Dan W. Lufkin Prize for Environmental Leadership by the National Audubon Society Lanham w [...]

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Dec 20, 2019: Winter Solstice Garden Tour at Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center

As the sun approaches its lowest arc in the sky on the shortest day of the year, join us for a look at the plants of the Mullestein Family Winter Garden. Learn how plants cope with winter’s cold and enjoy some seasonal plant folklore. After the tour, savor some hot cocoa in [...]

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Dec 20, 2019: Plants and Stories of the Winter Solstice at Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center

Since ancient times, the winter solstice has been celebrated by cultures around the world as a sacred, festive time. Plants such as oak, holly, ivy, mistletoe, and evergreens have long been a crucial part of these celebrations. Discover the natural history and folklore of t [...]

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