Tree Walk with Arborist Sam Bishop
Saturday, November 25, 2023
Join Trees New York's Arborist, Sam Bishop, for a free tree walk at the Evergreens Cemetery in Brooklyn and learn about the trees. With more than 3,000 trees, and winding tree lined roadways, originally planned in 1849 by noted landscape architect A.J. Downing, the Evergreens is accredited as a Level II Arboretum. We will look at common and some less common trees in the cemetery's 225 acres, discuss the things that make them unique, and how they improve our environment.
Black Birders Week 2023
Tuesday, May 30, 2023
Join NYC Audubon, New York Restoration Project, and The Evergreens Cemetery Preservation Foundation for a birdy and historical stroll on day three of Black Birders Week.
Asian American and Pacific Heritage Month
Chinese Heritage at The Evergreens Cemetery
Sunday, May 21, 2023
Join the Urban Park Rangers in a guided tour of the Evergreens Cemetery in honor of Asian American and Pacific Heritage Month. Walk among beautiful landscaped, architecture and explore the connections between the cemetery and New York’s Asian American population. Learn about the lives and activism of important Asian American figures buried in the cemetery.
Stargazing with the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York and
The Evergreens Cemetery
Friday, September 9, 2022
Come observe and learn about the stars with members of the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York. This stargazing event offers the rare opportunity for attendees to observe the night sky in an area relatively free of glare from the lights of the city. Members bring high-powered telescopes and binoculars through which everyone is invited to look, and and will provide instruction on how to find objects in the night sky.
Arbor Day Celebration
Saturday, June 25, 2022
We will hold a family-friendly arbor day event to learn about trees at the Evergreens, including a tree climbing demonstration by a professional arborist, tree identification walk, information on regional tree invasive species, tree and flower planting, and art activities.