Immerse yourself in the extraordinary world of bees and flowers, and see inside an active behive, on this urban beekeeping tour!
Visit the exceptional Gardens of Remembrance and The Battery Bosque where more than 100 aromatic and native plants flourish. Tour the largest free perennial gardens in North America, which are home to some of the 410 types of bees found in New York. You’ll be introduced to the many different kinds of bees at The Battery by The Honeybee Conservancy, a bee charity that installs native and honey bees throughout New York City and the U.S. End your visit in a way that few get to experience: with a close-up exploration of an active, living beehive!
You’ll walk away with a clearer understanding of the importance of native and honey bees and what you can do to help the health and survival of this key species.
When: Sunday, May 20 at 10:00am to 11:00am Please arrive 10 minutes early as the tour will begin right at 10:00am.
Directions: The entrance of the children’s playground, behind the Battery Gardens restaurant.
From the entrance across from the Staten Island Ferry terminal: walk into the park and just before you reach the flag pole, with the Beer Garden behind the restaurant back of the restaurant on your left, the playground entrance will be on your right.
From the entrance across from 17 State Street: walk towards the harbor with SeaGlass Carousel on your right. When you reach the flagpole, turn left. The entrance to the playground faces the Beer Garden behind the Battery Gardens Restaurant.