Talks + Tours
Native Pollinator Walk
Meet at Perkins Visitor Center
Free with admission
Flowers attract the attention of both human and animal visitors. Honeybees, bumblebees and butterflies are easily spotted in the garden, but solitary bees, beetles and other native pollinators are often overlooked. With net in hand, naturalist Jay Holmes scours the garden for all sorts of hard-working pollinators, offering a close-up look at a variety of insects before returning them to their pollinating duties. Ages 10 and older welcome with an adult. Bees, Butterflies and Blooms Weekend event.
Registration not required. Bees, Butterflies & Blooms Weekend is a premium-admission weekend, with a $2 surcharge per visitor; there is no admission charge for children under six.
Questions? Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 718.549.3200 x251.
Garden Walks follow a variety of routes along mixed-material pathways and varying elevations.
Jay Holmes is currently the Senior Manager of Urban Advantage Professional Development at the American Museum of Natural History, where he partners with eight science institutions in New York City. Jay delivers courses for teachers in earth science, ecology and evolution. He joined the AMNH in 1992 as a lecturer and has worked with teens in a variety of roles before joining the UA team in 2004.