The Nannen Arboretum is part of the Cornell University cooperative Extension Home Grounds and Community Horticulture educational program. it is a non-profit, volunteer based organization dedicated to providing home garden and natural resource education, test plots for research, and an opportunity for nature appreciation and leisure. The 8 acre site, open year round, is a sanctuary for hundreds of trees, shrubs, perennial flowers, herbs and nature walks. It also includes a Japanese meditation garden, a pond with a fish, and 2 wonderful locations for wedding ceremonies and outdoor educational events at the Chapman Nature Sanctuary and the Northrup Nature Hall. Admission is free; donations are greatfully accepted.