The 2013 Public Access Season has concluded
The 2013 public access season on Governors Island has ended. Governors Island will re-open to the public Memorial Day Weekend, 2014.
Nature & Science
Although Governors Island is primarily known for its cultural history, it also offers an opportunity to learn about harbor and maritime ecology.
Interested in the local bird population? Visit the Birding Journal pages by Volunteer-In-Park Annie.
Did You Know?
Janet Lambert (1893-1973) was a military wife for over 30 years, and an actress and author of 54 books of young adult fiction for girls in the 1940s and 50s. She wrote about the lives and the coming of age choices between career or family by daughters of U.S. Army families during World War II and the Korean War-era. She wrote many of her books while living on Governors Island.