Urban Ecology Bike Tour of the Brooklyn Navy Yard

    August 10, 2014 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
    Brooklyn Navy Yard
    63 Flushing Avenue #300, Brooklyn, NY 11205

    Urban Ecology Bike Tour of the Brooklyn Navy Yard

    Sunday, 7/13 and 8/10.  3:00pm – 5:00pm.

    Brooklyn Navy Yard Center at BLDG 92

    Cost:  $29 per person.  Members of BLDG 92 receive a 10% discount.

    Discover the natural world amid a thriving urban industrial park on this bicycle and walking tour of the Brooklyn Navy Yard.  Explore New York City’s waterways, terrestrial ecosystems and urban farms.  Learn how Brooklyn Grange produces 20,000 pounds of vegetables each year on their stunning 65,000-square-foot rooftop farm.  Hear about the health of the city’s waterways on a visit to an oyster restoration project led by a local school.  Identify native plants, trees and wildlife taking refuge on the historic Naval Hospital campus and hear plans for a memorial park being developed by Brooklyn Greenway Initiative. For more information and to register, visit http://bldg92.org/events/.