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Governors Island
Governors Island, NY

Apr 22 2023

Celebrate and Learn About Ecology at Eco Day on Governors Island

Saturday, April 22, 2023
10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Taking place at Colonels Row on Governors Island

Do you love nature and want to learn more about it? Then you should join Eco Day on Governors Island, a free event that will teach you about ecology through fun activities for all ages. You can volunteer to help the environment, tour the Urban Farm and the Hills, watch birds and insects, make seed balls, ride a bike, and enjoy a performance by artist Seung Taek-Lee. The event will start at 10:00 am with volunteer projects and end at 3:00 pm with a community celebration. Check out the full schedule of events on Colonels Row below. Don’t miss this chance to have a great day outdoors and learn about ecology on Governors Island!

Schedule provided by the official page here…

  • 10:00 am – 12:30 pm: Island-wide vol­un­teer projects
  • 1:00 pm: Com­mu­ni­ty Cel­e­bra­tion with give­aways, per­for­mances, food trucks, and more
  • 1:00 pm: Urban Farm Tour with Earth Mat­ter NY
  • 1:00 – 3:00 pm: Learn to Ride kids bike class with Bike New York at the Oval
  • 1:30 pm: Seed­ing Your Way to a Native Habi­tat seed ball work­shop at the Urban Farm
  • 2:00 pm: The Earth Per­for­mance: Reen­act­ment by Seung Taek-Lee/­Canal Projects on the Parade Ground
  • 2:00 pm: Ear­ly Migra­tion Bird Walk with NYC Audubon
  • 2:00 pm: Intro­duc­tion to the Cir­cu­lar Econ­o­my with Cir­cu­lar Econ­o­my Manufacturing
  • 2:00 pm: Insect Ecol­o­gy Walk
  • 2:30 pm: Guid­ed land­scape tour of The Hills


The event is finished.