Earth Day Festivities with NCA and Friends!

Please join NCA and our numerous partners for an action-packed Earth Day (April 22nd) with events for all ages. Below is the day’s breakdown, please RSVP at eventbrite here. 1. Street Tree Care on Kingsland Avenue 10am – 12pm McGolrick Park Give the Street Trees on Kingsland Ave a little love. Get to know them […]

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Join your fellow neighbors in a series of informal gatherings to learn about and discuss the latest happenings on our local superfund waterway; Newtown Creek. While this 4 mile waterway still faces significant environmental issues, there has been great progress in recent years to revitalize this largely neglected border of the boroughs. In an effort […]

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Demo Greenroof Coming to McCarren Park

In 2018, NCA in close partnership with Highview Creations and GrowNYC, will create a demonstration green roof system at the McCarren Park Demonstration Garden in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.  The project, 320 square feet in total, will be built on top of two separate 20 foot shipping container. One shipping container will be an intensive green roof […]

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2017 Year in Review

Dear Newtown Creek Alliance Friends and Supporters; 2017 has been one of the most productive years for protecting and improving Newtown Creek. We wanted to take the opportunity to share some of our key accomplishments in revealing, restoring and revitalizing our dear waterway: 1,600 + People engaged in educational events, tours and activities 12,000 + […]

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