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CREEK-A-THON: April 9th

  This is the full monty of Newtown Creek walking tours, a grueling walk covering the entire Newtown Creek in a single day. Forming the currently undefended border of Brooklyn and Queens, our lugubrious cataract of municipal neglect is surrounded by heavy industrial zones, 23 open sewers, is a Federal Superfund site, is the destination […]

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Street End Cleanups

This year NCA will be focussing our efforts on improving a handful of street-end sites on Newtown Creek. Our goal is to improve environmental conditions at these sites, while also making them safer and more inviting as green public areas along the shore. We also anticipate that these areas will be prime viewing sites for the demolition […]

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Reclaiming Our Estuary: March 9th

  Join NCA and our partners at LaGuardia Community College for a special event about the ecology and restoration of Newtown Creek. The event is open to all; please RSVP here. LOCATION Thursday, March 9th LaGuardia Community College Little Theater in Shenker Hall 31-10 Thomson Ave Long Island City See Directions here PART I  4 – […]

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2016 Year in Review

Bioremediation Workshop #3                                                                                    photo: Mitch Waxman There is no quick or simple solution for transforming […]

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