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 StoryMaps

Newtown Creek StoryMaps

Explore these interactive educational resources on ArcGIS StoryMaps to learn more about the Creek's ecosystem and NCA’s efforts in environmental remediation, restoration, and revitalization. We have units available on the history and geography of the Creek, regional flora and fauna, Newtown Creek's soil and water health, and the impact of climate change on NYC's coastal communities. Click "read more" to view them all.

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Facebook News

Facebook News

18 hours ago

Newtown Creek Alliance

A short film showcasing the numerous benefits of Green Roofs. Filmed in NYC on Kingsland Wildflowers at Broadway Stages. Video by 7cinema. Funding generously provided by the Green Roof Researchers Alliance through a grant from The New York Community Trust. To learn more visit: greenroofsnyc.com

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1 week ago

Newtown Creek Alliance

🥶 🌊🧊While most of the #NewtownCreek is still free flowing at the surface; many of the upper tributaries are currently frozen over. Here are a few photos from today along the Queens shoreline from places like East Branch; Maspeth Creek, and Dutch Kills. Will be interesting to see how this changes in the next 24 hours with forecasted rain and resulting #combinedseweroverflow

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2021 Recap

After another year of uncertainties and unpredictability we are extremely grateful for everyone who helped support our mission to Reveal, Restore, and Revitalize Newtown Creek. Whether you volunteered at a cleanup event, helped maintain some of the green spaces we manage, attended a virtual event, or helped spread word about the state of the Creek […]

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Announcing The North Brooklyn Open Space Equity Coalition

The North Brooklyn Open Space Equity Coalition (OSEC) – consisting of North Brooklyn Parks Alliance, El Puente de Williamsburg, North Brooklyn Neighbors, and Newtown Creek Alliance – is alarmed by continuing environmental threats to the planet and our home here in North Brooklyn, all made worse by the disproportionate impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on […]

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Tidal Toast 2021

On October 21st, 2021 Newtown Creek Alliance celebrated our 4th annual Tidal Toast benefit event. Local neighbors and businesses gathered to support NCA’s work and celebrate our 2021 honorees (see below). The outdoor event was hosted by the NYC Department of Environmental Protection at the newly opened phase 3 of the Newtown Creek Nature Walk. […]

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