Category Archives: Science

NCA Initial Comments on US Army Corps of Engineers HATS Feasibility Study

Newtown Creek Alliance is reviewing a report released in October by the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) that proposes a plan with aims to protect the NY-NJ Harbor from coastal storm risks. The 569 page report is followed by 8 appendices split into: environmental, engineering, cost engineering, economics, maps, real estate, public and agency […]

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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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2021 Recap

After another year of uncertainties and unpredictability we are extremely grateful for everyone who helped support our mission to Reveal, Restore, and Revitalize Newtown Creek. Whether you volunteered at a cleanup event, helped maintain some of the green spaces we manage, attended a virtual event, or helped spread word about the state of the Creek […]

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