Walking Tours

Join us on an upcoming walking tour of Gowanus! Registration required.

Watershed Wildflowers at Old Stone House and Beyond

Saturday, May 12, 10am-12pm
Old Stone House, 4th Street between 5th and 4th Avenues, Brooklyn 11215

Observe planted and unplanted wildflowers in the Gowanus Watershed, starting at the wildflower garden of the Old Stone House & Washington Park, and ending at the Gowanus Canal Conservancy native plant nursery. Stops will include the pollinator garden at MS 51, 6th Street curbside rain gardens, and anything popping through sidewalks and cracks along the way

Presented in partnership with NYC Wildflower Week and Old Stone House

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Amphibious Gowanus

Sunday, May 20, 10am-1pm
Gowanus Dredgers Boathouse, 165 2nd Street, Brooklyn 11231

Come explore the industrial past and the sustainable and resilient future of the Gowanus Canal. Start with a free guided tour of the canal on canoes with focus on shoreline ecology, then continue on foot to learn about integrative approaches to enhancing waterfront access, managing flood risks, and addressing water quality.

Presented in partnership with NYC 520, Department of City Planning, SCAPE Landscape Architecture,  and the Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club

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