Category Archives: Public Health

USACE HATS Storm Surge Plan

In October 2022 the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) released the Harbor and Tributary Study (HATS), a report that proposes a plan with aims to protect the NY-NJ Harbor from coastal storm risks. The $52 billion plan proposes a number of land-based and storm-surge barriers, including at the mouth of Newtown Creek. NCA joined […]

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Meet our 2022 Urban Heat Island Effect fellowship cohort!

This group of fantastic fellows come to us from Brooklyn, the Bronx, and Queens. Each with their own experiences in the urban heat island; they’re studying the temperature variations amongst the Long Island City and Sunnyside built environments. We will be hosting their final project presentations at 520 Kingsland Avenue on Friday, August 26th from […]

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Stewardship Saturday Events w/ NCA

In an effort to maintain a number of wildflower habitats that NCA helps manage we are hosting regular volunteer events from April through October of 2021! These events will be held outdoors at various planted areas around the Creek including: Kingsland Wildflowers Green Roofs; 48th Avenue Median Meadow; Manhattan Avenue Street End Park; and Paidge […]

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