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Workshop fuels discussion about biochar, NYS climate goals

Man and two women sitting on a panel speaking into a microphone
Published: 
July 22, 2019
Cornell and the Atkinson Center helped organize a workshop, “Helping NYS address its climate goals through thermochemical conversion,” on July 16 to develop opportunities for New York to meet its climate goals.

Events

The Magic of Mushrooms: A display of student work

Jul 23 | 8:00 am

The Magic of Mushroom, taught by professor Kathie Hodge in the Section of Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology at Cornell, is not your typical biology class—it’s more like a double-decker bus...

Location: Mann Library

Unturned Leaves: Early Women in Botanical Illustration

Jul 23 | 8:00 am

Until only recently, science has generally been associated with the work of men, and its leading figures have generally been those endowed with the means to acquire an education and the time to...

Location: Mann Library  | Event type: Exhibit

The Magic of Mushrooms: A display of student work

Jul 24 | 8:00 am

The Magic of Mushroom, taught by professor Kathie Hodge in the Section of Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology at Cornell, is not your typical biology class—it’s more like a double-decker bus...

Location: Mann Library

Unturned Leaves: Early Women in Botanical Illustration

Jul 24 | 8:00 am

Until only recently, science has generally been associated with the work of men, and its leading figures have generally been those endowed with the means to acquire an education and the time to...

Location: Mann Library  | Event type: Exhibit

The Magic of Mushrooms: A display of student work

Jul 25 | 8:00 am

The Magic of Mushroom, taught by professor Kathie Hodge in the Section of Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology at Cornell, is not your typical biology class—it’s more like a double-decker bus...

Location: Mann Library

Unturned Leaves: Early Women in Botanical Illustration

Jul 25 | 8:00 am

Until only recently, science has generally been associated with the work of men, and its leading figures have generally been those endowed with the means to acquire an education and the time to...

Location: Mann Library  | Event type: Exhibit

The Magic of Mushrooms: A display of student work

Jul 26 | 8:00 am

The Magic of Mushroom, taught by professor Kathie Hodge in the Section of Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology at Cornell, is not your typical biology class—it’s more like a double-decker bus...

Location: Mann Library

Unturned Leaves: Early Women in Botanical Illustration

Jul 26 | 8:00 am

Until only recently, science has generally been associated with the work of men, and its leading figures have generally been those endowed with the means to acquire an education and the time to...

Location: Mann Library  | Event type: Exhibit

Summer Research Scholars Poster Presentation

Jul 26 | 9:30 am

Cornell AgriTech 2019 Summer Scholars will be presenting their summer research posters at Hobart William and Smith on Friday July 26th from 10:00am - 12:00pm. Lunch provided immediately following...

Location: Hobart William Smith  | Event type: Symposium

"A self-activation loop maintains meristematic cell fate for shoot branching" - Yuling Jiao

Jul 26 | 12:20 pm

Yuling Jiao...

Location: Emerson Hall  | Event type: Seminar

Saturday Garden Tours

Jul 27 | 11:00 am

Take a relaxing stroll with a Garden Guide through the gardens around the Nevin Welcome Center and discover the beauty and diversity of our cultivated plant collections. Visit the Robison Herb...

Location: Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center  | Event type: Tour

The Magic of Mushrooms: A display of student work

Jul 27 | 1:00 pm

The Magic of Mushroom, taught by professor Kathie Hodge in the Section of Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology at Cornell, is not your typical biology class—it’s more like a double-decker bus...

Location: Mann Library

Unturned Leaves: Early Women in Botanical Illustration

Jul 27 | 1:00 pm

Until only recently, science has generally been associated with the work of men, and its leading figures have generally been those endowed with the means to acquire an education and the time to...

Location: Mann Library  | Event type: Exhibit

Saturday Garden Tours

Jul 27 | 4:00 pm

Take a relaxing stroll with a Garden Guide through the gardens around the Nevin Welcome Center and discover the beauty and diversity of our cultivated plant collections. Visit the Robison Herb...

Location: Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center  | Event type: Tour