Urban Ecology Bus Tour
Sunday, 6/28, 7/12 and 8/16. 11:00am – 1:00pm.
Brooklyn Navy Yard Center at BLDG 92
Cost: $30 per person. 10% discount for members of the Brooklyn Historical Society, the Brooklyn Greenway Initiative, and the Lower East Side Tenement Museum, as well as tenants and employees of the Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation.
Discover the natural world amid a thriving urban industrial park on this bus tour of the Brooklyn Navy Yard. Explore New York City’s waterways, terrestrial ecosystems and urban farms. Learn how Brooklyn Grange’s stunning 65,000-square-foot rooftop farm produces 20,000 pounds of vegetables annually – as well as honey and eggs – and are a national leader in the development of rooftop and urban farming techniques. 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. For more information and to register, visit http://bldg92.org/events/urban-ecology-bus-tour/.