More Wetlands Coming to Dutch Kills

Clean fill being placed at the head of Dutch Kills in Queens. (May 2018) The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (NYCDEP) is currently installing a large expansion of native salt marsh habitat within the Dutch Kills tributary of Newtown Creek. Building upon a pilot project which was installed in 2015, this expanded effort will […]

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Bikes, Bats and Boats

Newtown Creek Alliance, along with our partners from NYC Audubon and the North Brooklyn Boat Club, are leading a series of pedaling and paddling tours around Newtown Creek this summer and fall. RSVP is required; check out the details for each event below and sign up with the links provided. Once a vast tidal wetland, the […]

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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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