The Newtown Creek Alliance is a community-based organization dedicated to restoring, revealing and revitalizing Newtown Creek.

Newtown Creek Vision Plan

Newtown Creek Vision Plan

In 2018, NCA, Riverkeeper and Perkins+Will launched the Newtown Creek Vision plan, a 150 page report chronicling priority issues and 85 proposed projects to address Remediation, Restoration, Recreation and Resilience. The report builds upon decades of planning and visioning efforts by numerous community members and organizations; framing ideas in the wake of upcoming Superfund remediation and Clean Water improvements. Read the full plan here.

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Newtown Creek Water Quality

Newtown Creek Water Quality

NCA, in partnership with the Environmental Science program at LaGuardia Community College, conducts an extensive water quality testing program on Newtown Creek. Check out our project booklet with info about water quality issues, our findings and how you can help improve conditions.

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Tomorrow, Join NCA’s Directory of Advocacy and Education Lisa Bloodgood for a live video with Queens Public LibrarySpring Flowers Among the TowersDate: April 10 at 2pmWatch at:youtu.be/4_ZSjYtF4i0Description: Every inch of space is home to someone and the medians along 48th Ave in LIC are now home to a great diversity of flowering plants and the pollinators that rely on them. Join Newtown Creek Alliance as they walk you through the new meadows as the plants come alive after the long winter. They will share insight on what planted, what pollinators they may support, and how New Yorkers can help habitats like this one thrive. These programs are made possible by the Newtown Creek Environmental Benefit Fund, administered by City Parks Foundation and funded by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.

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NCA is Hiring: Communications Coordinator + Environmental Educator

Newtown Creek Alliance (NCA) is pleased to announce that we are expanding our team and bringing on two part time positions to complement our existing staff. The job descriptions can be found below – the deadline to apply for both positions is April 10th, 2021. Communications Coordinator (Part time)NCA is hiring a part-time communications coordinator […]

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Stewardship Saturday Events w/ NCA

In an effort to maintain a number of wildflower habitats that NCA helps manage we are hosting regular volunteer events from April through October of 2021! These events will be held outdoors at various planted areas around the Creek including: Kingsland Wildflowers Green Roofs; 48th Avenue Median Meadow; Manhattan Avenue Street End Park; and Paidge […]

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Our 2020 Recap

There is no shortage of things to say about 2020. Throughout this unprecedented year, NCA remained diligent in finding new ways to achieve our mission to Reveal, Restore and Revitalize Newtown Creek. Below are some of the highlights and key partnerships from this past year (also check ou our Tidal Toast video showcasing much of […]

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