Category Archives: Education

Job Opening: Seasonal Environmental Educator (Part-Time)

(March – October 2023) Description Newtown Creek Alliance (NCA) is a community based non-profit with the mission to Reveal, Restore, and Revitalize Newtown Creek, a Superfund waterway that borders Brooklyn and Queens. NCA runs a robust educational program, hosting thousands of NYC students (K-12) each year through in-person field trips covering the following topics: urban […]

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2022 Recap!

2022 was a benchmark year for NCA: we celebrated our 20th anniversary as an organization and made huge strides by expanding our educational and volunteer programming in scope and participation, and growing our full-time staff! We are so grateful to all our volunteers, community partners, supporters, donors and friends for making everything we do possible. […]

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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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Creek Critters

In July 2022, Newtown Creek Alliance set up an interactive station on the Newtown Creek Nature Walk twice a week to engage the community and provided hands on introductions to the marine life of the Newtown Creek. The set-up included various animals (including killifish, blue crabs, mud snails, grass shrimp, and ribbed mussels) as well […]

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