Support BGI and the Greenway
BGI’s Naval Cemetery Landscape is open to the public 5 days a week so more people can enjoy summer and fall flowers.
Join us to support the expansion of greenways and access to nature in NYC!
Adopt A Native Plant or Tree along the Greenway!
Your donations to BGI support stewardship of the Greenway and the Naval Cemetery Landscape — consider donating a plant or tree at the NCL on behalf or in honor of a loved one. Your gift will support NYC’s ecology and vital bees, birds, and butterflies! All adopted items will receive a digital certificate of recognition*:
$25 — Eastern Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea) supports Eastern carpenter bees and brown-belted bumblebees throughout the year.
$50 — Bee Balm (Monarda fistulosa) supports long tongued bees, butterflies, moths, and hummingbirds.
$100 — Golden Alexander (Zizia aurea) is a host plant for the Black Swallowtail butterfly.
$250 — Butterfly Weed (Asclepias tuberosa) supports butterflies and hummingbirds by providing nectar, and goldfinches and orioles by providing nesting material.
$500 — Redbud Tree (Cercis canadensis) supports butterflies and hummingbirds by providing nectar, and chickadees and goldfinches by providing seeds.
$1,000 — New Street Tree adjacent to the Greenway.
*Certificates will be sent digitally; we are unable to offer plaques or physical recognition on any items except Plaza Planters.
Your Donation Counts
Your contribution is tax-deductible to the full extent of the law. BGI is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.