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Check out the latest news, events, and happenings at Cornell Botanic Gardens.

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Draw and Discover: A botanic art experience with artist Camille Doucet

Summer interns learn the art of botanical drawing and watercolor and form stronger connections to plants

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A Botanist in China

Supporting planning for the Yellow & Bohai Sea World Heritage site in China is one of the ways in which Cornell Botanic Gardens is addressing global conservation issues.

Fall Color at Cornell Botanic Gardens

The cooler temperatures of fall brings a vibrant change of foliage as leaves become shades […]

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See what we’ve been up to recently, as we advance our mission to connect plants and peoples

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Cornell Botanic Gardens celebrates Mexica/Aztec connections to plants and foods, and the love of chocolate

Mexica/Aztec artist, storyteller, musician featured in O’Connor Lecture and entertains at the Chocolatada!

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Autumn approaching, but don’t neglect your garden.

Integrated Pest Management Specialist Zaidee Powers-Rosales provides fall gardening tips and a reminder that it’s never too early to plan for spring.

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New ‘Botanic Buzzline’ trail connects people, pollinators

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.

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Read the latest news stories on Cornell Botanic Gardens and articles tapping the knowledge of our staff experts.

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Nature, our Intrinsic Healer

As little as 10 to 20 minutes in nature two to three times a week can positively impact people’s mental.

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The Loss of Ash Trees Could Change History

The Cornell Botanic Garden exhibit “Ash Trees: A Story of Relationships, Loss and Hope” delves into the effects of the invasive Emerald Ash Borer in North America. Because of the beetle, ash trees have been dying at rapid rates and as a result Indigenous tribes’ traditions could also disappear.

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Inaugural Course on Cayuga Language and Culture Starts This Fall

A heritage garden planted at Cornell Botanic Gardens will be used to educate about the relationship of language and culture to plants.

Media Inquiries

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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