Larch Meadow Flora (WILL NOT BE RECORDED)


Tuesday, April 16, 2024 - 7:00pm




Cornell Botanic Gardens' Nevin Center, 124 Comstock Knoll Drive, Ithaca AND Zoom


Arieh Tal, photographer


This talk will not be recorded. Whether in person or via Zoom, you must be present "live".

Larch Meadow, a section of Buttermilk Falls State Park, is an often-overlooked local natural area in Tompkins County.  It contains a fascinating mosaic of ecological wetland plant communities, easily viewable from a mile-long loop trail.  Despite the impacts of human disturbances over the past two hundred years, Larch Meadow’s plant communities persist, albeit without some of the rare species found there long, long ago.  In this program we will attempt to shed light on some of Larch Meadow’s secrets