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Lowest Tides on the Creek

The winter months provide some of the best times to witness low water conditions in New York harbor. For a few hours each year parts of the creek are exposed, that are otherwise always underwater. This results from falling water levels that result from colder temperatures (more here) as well as  new moon cycles, where […]

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Newtown Creek Wildlife – It’s aliiiive!

For the past few years, NCA has been taking greater note of the wildlife returning to the creek. Primarily this has been through our birdwatching tours, as well as recently teaming up with our partners at LaGuardia Community College and North Brooklyn Boat Club. Working from the wildlife survey from the EPA’s phase 1 study […]

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Let the 2013 Tour Season Begin!

Well the days are finally warm and sunny, so it’s time to get out there!  We have several great public tours on offer with our top-notch collaborators, highlighting all the important stuff:  history, ecology and working waterfront. Would you like to sponsor a ticket or entire tour so that NCA can offer more programs for […]

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