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May Magic and Majesty

Soar gently above Comstock Knoll and enjoy over 150 types of rhododendrons and azaleas blooming.

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Verdant Views: Global Climate Stories, 2024

Stories of the challenges and choices Cornell students face in their home countries, and actions being taken in response to the global climate crisis.

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The Wonder of Native Pollinator Plants

Krissy Boys, native plant specialist, talks about using native plants to nurture pollinator insects and wildlife.

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Four ways to welcome native bees

Zaidee Powers Rosales, integrated pest management specialist at Cornell Botanic Gardens, shares the joys of native bees and four easy ways to make outdoor areas welcoming to them.

Cultural Connection

For the Love of Chocolate

Have you thought about when and why chocolate became part of Valentine’s Day traditions?

Event

Verdant Views: Cultivators of Celebration

This webinar features several individuals profiled in the exhibit “Cultivators of Celebration.”

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Winter Wonder

Take a moment to contemplate the quiet beauty of the season in this one-minute video.

Update

Arboretum Seasonal Closing to Vehicles

The F.R. Newman Arboretum closes to vehicular traffic during the winter months for protection of tree collections and public safety.

Conservation

Cultivating a Sustainable Future: Cornell Botanic Gardens’ Native Lawn

This episode of Verdant Views explores the journey behind Cornell Botanic Gardens’ native lawn project.