Pollina-Tours of Green-Wood

Rain date: Saturday, September 17th, 11am–12:30pm Take a stroll through Green-Wood and there’s one thing you’ll see (and hear) at every turn—wild bees buzzing about their daily routine. Bee biologist Sarah Kornbluth of the American Museum of Natural History leads this walking tour to highlight how bees live, the resources they need, and where they ... Read more

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Discover Green-Wood Trolley Tour

Join our expert tour guides aboard Green-Wood’s trolley to explore the Cemetery’s historic landscape and most fascinating permanent residents. If you have never been to Green-Wood, this is your opportunity to discover its 478 acres of art, history, and nature! You will tread where George Washington and his troops fought in the Battle of Brooklyn, ... Read more

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Revolutionary Spirits Trolley Tour

Delve into the storied past of distilled spirits in Brooklyn with Green-Wood and our neighbors at Fort Hamilton Distillery. The afternoon kicks off with a trolley tour of the Cemetery to discover the Who’s Who of the Revolutionary War and the distillers who made their mark on the young Republic. Afterward, the trolley heads to ... Read more

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Beetles, Bees, and Butterflies, Oh My! (Member-Only Walking Tour)

On this tour, naturalist Matthew Wills will take you on a journey to notice and appreciate some of Green-Wood’s smallest residents: bugs! Together we will explore some of Green-Wood’s gardens and meadows to observe a variety of insects and learn about their roles in our ecosystem. You’ll gain new insights into the importance of these ... Read more

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Birding in Peace

Before our gates open to the general public, birding expert Rob Jett leads these peaceful early morning walking tours to discover the birds that make Green-Wood their home—at least temporarily. By September, offspring of nesting birds will be on their own. Returning warblers will be in their less flamboyant fall plumage. Large numbers of blackbirds, ... Read more

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Discover Green-Wood Trolley Tour

Join our expert tour guides aboard Green-Wood’s trolley to explore the Cemetery’s historic landscape and most fascinating permanent residents. If you have never been to Green-Wood, this is your opportunity to discover its 478 acres of art, history, and nature! You will tread where George Washington and his troops fought in the Battle of Brooklyn, ... Read more

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Birding in Peace

Before our gates open to the general public, birding expert Rob Jett leads these peaceful early morning walking tours to discover the birds that make Green-Wood their home—at least temporarily. By September, offspring of nesting birds will be on their own. Returning warblers will be in their less flamboyant fall plumage. Large numbers of blackbirds, ... Read more

Meet Your Green Neighbors

Whether you’re a budding botanist or simply enjoy wandering Green-Wood’s landscape, you’ve likely noticed a remarkable diversity of plants at every turn. But can you put a name to those radiant blooms, lush leaves, and towering trees? Learning how to identify the local flora can seem daunting, but with a little guidance and observation, you’ll ... Read more

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Green-Wood’s Greatest Hits

Join our expert tour guides to explore Green-Wood’s historic landscape and visit its most fascinating permanent residents. If you have never been to the Cemetery, this is your opportunity to discover the highlights of some of its 478 acres of art, history, and nature! On this walking tour, you will tread where George Washington and ... Read more

Lost in the Woods: Grief and the “Ennuipocalypse”

Climate change is a heavy topic. Most of us are inundated with stories of its effects daily when we turn on the nightly news or scroll through headlines on social media. But how can we respond—physically, emotionally, or even artistically? For photographer Julianne Nash, it’s through her camera that she expresses her grief over this ... Read more