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The gorges and trails stewarded by Cornell Botanic Gardens are some of the most iconic features of the campus landscape, but fully appreciating their natural beauty and value as a site for recreation requires caution and safety-consciousness.
Bobbie Kuhlman, horticulturist, shares her tips for potting, watering, and getting the most enjoyment from vegetables grown in pots.
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Paul DuBowy (’75) and his wife, Virginia Steinhaus DuBowy, have established an endowment to fund a student internship at Cornell Botanic Gardens.
In the News
Read the latest news stories on Cornell Botanic Gardens and articles tapping the knowledge of our staff experts.
Todd Bittner, director of natural areas, and Cornell Botanic Gardens received an Engaged Research Grants from the Office of Engagement Initiatives. The Quagmire of Deer Management will assess impacts and public attitudes about deer populations in Tompkins County municipalities
The Ithaca Voice shares guidance on safely enjoying the gorges and natural areas stewarded by Cornell Botanic Gardens, including a gorge safety website and new procedures in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Cornell Daily Sun reports that Cornell Botanic Gardens remains open to visitors with social distancing guidelines in place.
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