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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Come join us to help with the ongoing expansion of the Paidge Avenue Pollinator Pathway! Our next planting session is on Wed. June 23rd from 4-7PM. These native plants will provide attractive habitat for the local ecosystems and provide opportunities for the community to come together to celebrate, support, and learn about urban ecology.Registration link in our bio....#pollinatorgarden #planting #newtowncreek #greenpoint #brooklyn #greeninfrastructure #urbangarden

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Watch our #newtowncreek historian, Mitch Waxman, present a virtual tour of Hunters Point and Long Island City. Learn about the ways in which the areas have changed in relation to #industrialization and #environmental efforts in Queens.Join the next event live on Friday, June 11th at 4PM with Queens Memory: fb.me/e/2HoozbFha

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We were delighted to be a part of this transformation of underutilized space into a beautiful pollinator garden. Big shoutout and thanks to the hard work of The Williamsburg High School for Architecture and Design students, who will continue to look after the garden.Special thanks to @nycschoolsustainability, Big Reuse for the compost, and Gowanus Canal Conservancy & Long Island Natives for the plants!...#northbrooklyn #greeninfrastructure #nycschools #pollinatorgarden #williamsburg #communitygarden #sustainability

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Open Hours at @kingslandwildflowers are back! Join us on Fridays through June to learn about green roofs, help with wildflower seed collection, and enjoy views from our iconic rooftop.For COVID-19 safety, registration is required. Free and open to the public. Registration link in the @kingslandwildflowers bio....#kingslandwildflowers #greenroofs #greenpoint

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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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