The Newtown Creek Alliance is a community-based organization dedicated to restoring, revealing and revitalizing Newtown Creek.

Newtown Creek Vision Plan

Newtown Creek Vision Plan

In 2018, NCA, Riverkeeper and Perkins+Will launched the Newtown Creek Vision plan, a 150 page report chronicling priority issues and 85 proposed projects to address Remediation, Restoration, Recreation and Resilience. The report builds upon decades of planning and visioning efforts by numerous community members and organizations; framing ideas in the wake of upcoming Superfund remediation and Clean Water improvements. Read the full plan here.

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Newtown Creek StoryMaps

Newtown Creek StoryMaps

Explore these interactive educational resources on ArcGIS StoryMaps to learn more about the Creek's ecosystem and NCA’s efforts in environmental remediation, restoration, and revitalization. We have units available on the history and geography of the Creek, regional flora and fauna, Newtown Creek's soil and water health, and the impact of climate change on NYC's coastal communities. Click "read more" to view them all.

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Facebook News

Facebook News

18 hours ago

Newtown Creek Alliance

A short film showcasing the numerous benefits of Green Roofs. Filmed in NYC on Kingsland Wildflowers at Broadway Stages. Video by 7cinema. Funding generously provided by the Green Roof Researchers Alliance through a grant from The New York Community Trust. To learn more visit: greenroofsnyc.com

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1 week ago

Newtown Creek Alliance

🥶 🌊🧊While most of the #NewtownCreek is still free flowing at the surface; many of the upper tributaries are currently frozen over. Here are a few photos from today along the Queens shoreline from places like East Branch; Maspeth Creek, and Dutch Kills. Will be interesting to see how this changes in the next 24 hours with forecasted rain and resulting #combinedseweroverflow

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In Memory of Matthew Jensen

On May 18th, we lost a much beloved educator and community member Matthew Jensen. Mr. Jensen was a teacher at PS 110 in Greenpoint, an outspoken advocate for social issues and avid lover of nature. Like so many students, parents, and neighbors, NCA had the pleasure of getting to know Mr. Jensen in recent years […]

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NCA is Hiring: Communications Coordinator + Environmental Educator

Newtown Creek Alliance (NCA) is pleased to announce that we are expanding our team and bringing on two part time positions to complement our existing staff. The job descriptions can be found below – the deadline to apply for both positions is April 10th, 2021. Communications Coordinator (Part time)NCA is hiring a part-time communications coordinator […]

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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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