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Cultural Connection

Native plants of Ukraine connect us

Draw closer to the plants and people of Ukraine by walking among their native plants, in digital plant collection.

Event

Verdant Views: Capturing Carbon: Nature-Based Solutions to the Climate Crisis

This episode explores how much carbon the Botanic Gardens’ Natural Areas and other Cornell forests are capturing.

Cultural Connection

Honoring black culture through plants

Explore the plants included in “Seeds of Survival and Celebration: Plants and the Black Experience.”

Video

Flowers for a winter day

Flowers bring us together in appreciation of the beauty and diversity of the natural world.

Cultural Connection

Lucky peas for the new year

Eating Hoppin’ John is one of countless traditions across cultures worldwide to bring good luck in the New Year.

Video

Greeting the Unfolding Season

Join us in appreciating the beauty and hope found in the unfolding seasons.

Blog

Valerie’s Story!

Valerie Aymer speaks on how our gardens have been of great use in her students’ practice of Landscape Architecture, as well as her own.

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.

Cultural Connection

White Pine: the great tree of peace

The eastern white pines (Pinus strobus) that tower over Comstock Knoll are a powerful cultural symbol to the Haudenosaunee Confederacy.