Category Archives: Climate Change

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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Iena Cruz’s High Tide Mural at Hunters Point Campus

With support from the New York State Pollution Prevention Institute, NCA partnered with Greenpoint Innovations to create a community art installation in Long Island City to illustrate what our waterway once looked like as a healthy, productive and thriving tributary; call attention to the ecological loss suffered by environmental damage; and highlight what could return […]

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