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Tree and Shrub Care

To report a dying or dead tree or shrub on central campus email If there is a hazard call 255-5322.

Grounds Maintains 80 Acres of Shrub and Tree Plantings

  • Shrubs and trees receive an annual pruning to control shape and remove dead and diseased branches.
  • Tree canopy maintenance.
  • Dead and diseased plantings are replaced with healthy specimens.
  • Insect controls are applied on a very limited basis as required to prevent permanent damage.
  • Mulching is provided seasonally as needed.
Outside Carpenter Hall in the Spring
Cornell Botanic Gardens is managed and maintained by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS). Contact Cornell Botanic Gardens: Botanic Gardens Contact Us