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?
By the time General Davidson Garrison retired as commander of U.S. First Army on Governors Island in 1964, he had graduated from Stuyvesant High School, played football at West Point, was one of the winningest football coaches at the U.S. Military Academy, and served under the two most demanding generals in the U.S. Army, George S. Patton in World War II and Douglas MacArthur in Korea.