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Courtney Roby, associated professor, department of classics, and a Cornell Botanic Gardens Faculty Fellow was honored with Cornell University’s most prestigious teaching award.
Ornithologist J. Drew Lanham will talk about how conservation efforts benefit from racial diversity among those who advocate for conserving the natural world.
News and Highlights
See what we’ve been up to recently, as we advance our mission to connect plants and peoples
The Botanic Buzzline is a 380-foot-long flowering pathway initiated by students to help pollinating insects navigate fragmented green spaces. Come to the grand opening on Sept. 14.
In the News
Read the latest news stories on Cornell Botanic Gardens and articles tapping the knowledge of our staff experts.
The inaugural year of plant trials at the Cornell Botanic Gardens drew thousands of visitors, hundreds of whom took the opportunity to vote on their favorites of the approximately 150 cultivars trialed in in-ground beds.
As little as 10 to 20 minutes in nature two to three times a week can positively impact people’s mental.
Cut and moved indoors for decoration, Norway Spruce lose their sharp needles easily if not properly cared for and are mostly middle of the road with other traits like color, fragrance, and branch rigidity for ornament support.
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