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Verdant Views: Trees and the Changing Climate

A discussion of how climate change is affecting trees in the northeastern U.S., and how our staff is responding.

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Carolyn Finney: 2020 Vision, A Black Walden Pond & Other Musings

Dr. Finney explores the complexities and contradictions of American history as it relates to green space and race.

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Verdant Views: Growing Vegetables and Connections

Partnerships take root in the Pounder Vegetable Garden, which features sustainable practices you can try in your own back yard.

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Verdant Views: A Biocultural Conversation

Director Christopher Dunn discusses why biocultural diversity is important and how we are embracing the concept.

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Plants and Lore of the Winter Solstice

The Winter Solstice marks the day when the sun begins its return and the certainty […]

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The Wonder and Promise of Winter

Against the backdrop of uncertainly, struggle, and awakening, connecting to the natural world in person […]

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Surprising color, welcome tranquility

The Mullestein Winter Garden breathes life into the cold months, with an array of colorful, eye-catching plants.

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Verdant Views: Growing in Gardens—A Personal Odyssey

Staff horticulturist Mitja Stragapede shares his personal odyssey with gardens and their transformative power.

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Veterans honored at Cornell Botanic Gardens

Explore some of the places at Cornell Botanic Gardens that recognize the service of veterans across generations.