Category Archives: Wildlife

Let the 2013 Tour Season Begin!

Well the days are finally warm and sunny, so it’s time to get out there!  We have several great public tours on offer with our top-notch collaborators, highlighting all the important stuff:  history, ecology and working waterfront. Would you like to sponsor a ticket or entire tour so that NCA can offer more programs for […]

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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 MAP – The event will include: +  Announcement of the release of […]

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Newtown Creek, a 24/7 Waterway!

In it’s heyday, they say Newtown Creek was home to some 500 industries, and over 15,000 vessels traversed the waterway annually. As recently as the 1950′s, ocean-going freighters were a common sight as far east as Maspeth. These days, the creek is not as active as in the past, but there is still a constant […]

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