News and Events

The Wingspan Exhibit is already a popular site for visitors. The Parks department has plans to improve the site to make it more accessible.



FoDIP Members Train as Tour Guides
Beginning in January, FoDIP members will be conducting tours of the island for the public, and for private groups. Tours will be available for the public on the third Saturday of the month at 11:00. Cost is $5 pp (Children in strollers free). Cost for a private tour (up to 15 people) is $10 pp. FoDIP Tour guides are asked to sign up for Saturday availability. Click  here to sign up.


                                                  Future Tour Guides at  a Training Session

New Educational Exhibits will be added to the welcome kiosk. Thanks to the Bronx Zoo, a division of the Wildlife Conservation Society, we now have a wonderful collection of bird feathers, that will be used as an educational exhibit at the welcome kiosk.



               Guides with Feathers                                                                  Feather Collection