Watch Wildlife on Maspeth Creek with NCA and DEC!

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and the Newtown Creek Alliance  invite you to a special event to celebrate New York’s wildlife and Earth Week!

When: 1:00 PM on Friday, April 26th
Where: Maspeth Creek in Queens
49th Street & Maspeth Avenue

The event will include:

+  Announcement of the release of the New York Wildlife Viewing Guide;
+  Remarks about the benefits of Watchable Wildlife and the wildlife in and around the Newtown Creek area;
+  Release of Newtown Creek Alliance Bird Guide, created in collaboration with North Brooklyn Boat Club;
+  Announcement of the Summer 2013 Birdwatching Canoe Trip Season with NCA and North Brooklyn Boat Club;
+  Bird Watching on the Newtown Creek;



Outdoor recreation is a key tourism and economic driver for New York State and wildlife viewing is the fastest growing and most popular outdoor recreational activity.

DEC is releasing the New York Wildlife Viewing Guide as part of New York’s Watchable Wildlife initiative to promote wildlife watching and tourism at sites across New York State.

NYSDEC and NCA hope that you can join us for all or part of this special event.

Please RSVP to Thomas V. Panzone at 718 482 4953 or

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