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Leaders share global climate change stories, solutions

Members of Cornell’s Humphrey Fellowship Program shared stories of struggle and hope as their countries grapple with climate change during “Global Climate Stories,” an April 22 webinar marking the 50th anniversary of the first Earth Day.


Quiet the Mind: Spring Unfolding at Cornell Botanic Gardens

Enjoy a moment of restoration, as spring unfolds around you at Cornell Botanic Gardens.

Signs of Spring: April 6

Here's what's blooming now in our gardens and natural areas.

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Alumni gift creates bog and wetlands conservation internship

Paul DuBowy (’75) and his wife, Virginia Steinhaus DuBowy, have established an endowment to fund a student internship at Cornell Botanic Gardens.

In Bloom Now

Daffodils abound at Cornell Botanic Gardens

Yellow dominates the color palette throughout our gardens from nearly 100,000 daffodils blooming now.


Botanic Gardens mural nurtures connections with plants

Cornell Botanic Gardens has unveiled a new outdoor art installation: a two-story mural, created in […]

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Cornell Botanic Gardens and Arboretum Offer ‘A Place of Serenity in Troubled Times’

The Cornell Daily Sun reports that Cornell Botanic Gardens remains open to visitors with social distancing guidelines in place.

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Advisory Council member Greg Page reflects on 40 years of art practice

After a 40-year career as an artist and member of the art faculty at the College of Architecture, Art, and Planning, Page recently installed his final faculty show of prints in the John Hartell Gallery ahead of his retirement this July.

Newly found bacteria fights climate change, soil pollutants

Researchers isolated the new bacteria in Turkey Hill, a natural area stewarded by Cornell Botanic Gardens.

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Our experts can address a range of topics, from practical gardening, to global plant conservation, to safeguarding indigenous cultures. Let us know how we can help you, by contacting Shannon Dortch, associate director, communications and marketing, (607) 255-8618.

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