The Newtown Creek Alliance is a community-based buying cialis next day delivery organization dedicated to restoring, revealing and revitalizing Newtown Creek.

Newtown Creek Vision Plan

Newtown Creek Vision Plan

In 2018, NCA, Riverkeeper and Perkins+Will launched the Newtown Creek Vision plan, a 150 page report chronicling priority issues and 85 proposed projects to address Remediation, Restoration, Recreation and Resilience. The report builds upon decades of planning and visioning efforts by numerous community members and organizations; framing ideas in the wake of upcoming Superfund remediation and Clean Water improvements. Read usa levitra the full plan here.

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Newtown Creek StoryMaps

Newtown Creek StoryMaps

Explore these interactive educational resources on ArcGIS StoryMaps to learn more about the Creek's ecosystem and NCA’s efforts in environmental remediation, restoration, and revitalization. We have units available on the history and geography of the Creek, regional flora and fauna, Newtown Creek's soil and water health, and the impact of climate change on NYC's coastal communities. Click "read more" to view them all.

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Facebook News

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6 days ago

Newtown Creek Alliance

Make Your Water Connections 🌊💧🐟🌱Join NCA, NY-NJ Harbor Estuary Program, Riverkeeper, and FloodNet for an evening of participatory activities and presentations on our local waterways!Riverkeeper will present on Water Quality standards and how to ensure NY State doesn’t roll back protections for fishable and swimmable waters.FloodNet NYC will discuss local flooding issues, and engage participants in a hands-on mapping exercise to help inform where flooding sensors should be placed and resources are needed.The NY-NJ Harbor Estuary Program will give an update on their most recent State of the Estuary report and engage participants in a breakout session to gather feedback on how communities engage with Newtown Creek and the East River.---------The event is free and open to all. Snacks and drinks will be provided. Please RSVP: waterconnections.eventbrite.com/ #water #waterway #flooding #esturary #Greenpoint #Brooklyn #climatechange #nycflooding #community #stewardship #habitat

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1 week ago

Newtown Creek Alliance

🚂Join NCA, NY & Atlantic Railway, and Sims Metal for a volunteer cleanup along the rail lines near Newtown Creek. This series seeks to engage community members with environmental stewardship in often neglected industrial spaces, while offering a glimpse into local train history and infrastructure through these unique sites.Saturday, June 1st: Lower Montauk Branch rail line in Blissville, Long Island City. This is an active freight line adjacent to the main channel of Newtown Creek in Queens. This line was served by the LIRR until the late 1990’s, when most stations around the Lower Montauk were closed due to low ridership. By the early 2010’s, the line had converted to exclusive freight operations by New York and Atlantic Railway.Sunday, June 9th: Bushwick Branch rail line by Morgan Avenue in East Williamsburg, Brooklyn. This is an active rail line used primarily for garbage collection and transfer from nearby facilities. Historically, this line carried commuters between 1868 and 1924, after which all passenger service was discontinued. Nearby stations included Bushwick Avenue Station by Montrose Avenue and Bushwick Place, and South Side Railroad Crossing near Varick Avenue.The events will include:* An expansive trash pickup along the tracks of this active rail line (with no train activity during the cleanup). NY & Atlantic Railway will be providing support with their railroad crane car!We will provide gloves, tools, safety vests, water, and guidance on how to safely complete our tasks for the day.Visit tinyurl.com/NCA-EVENTS for full details and event registration (also link in bio)#newtowncreek #communitycleanup #trashcleanup #volunteer #brooklyn #queens

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2 weeks ago

Newtown Creek Alliance

🌊Join NCA next Thursday (5/23) from 6:30-7:30 PM at the May Queens Community Board 2 Environmental Committee meeting to share your experiences with flooding in NYC.Representatives from LaGuardia Community College and @floodnetnyc will join us to lead the discussion of flooding in NYC. Floodnet is a cooperative of communities, researchers, and NYC government agencies working to better understand the frequency, severity, and impacts of flooding in New York City, they work to gain local input on flooding issues you and your neighbors experience. The meeting is virtual, check our bio for the zoom link!#longislandcity #queens #sunnyside #blissville #hunterspoint #newtowncreek #flooding #nycfloodling #climatechange

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2 weeks ago

Newtown Creek Alliance

📢📢📢Residents of North Brooklyn and Western Queens! Join us next Wednesday (5/22) from 6:30-8:30 for the May Community Advisory Group (CAG) meeting to discuss the future of Newtown Creek #superfund Cleanup. We would love to see you in person at the Queens Landing Boathouse in Long Island City, snacks and drinks will be provided. Zoom link is also available! Meeting agenda:1. U.S. EPA will present the possible cleanup scenarios for the East Branch tributary of Newtown Creek in detail. Hope to see you there🐟🐟🐟Learn more information about the Newtown Creek CAG meetings, visit: newtowncreekcag.org#superfundsite #newtowncreek #superfundcleanup #communityadvisorygoup

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2 weeks ago

Newtown Creek Alliance

2024 Urban Heat Island Fellowship application is NOW OPEN☀️🏢🌡️🌳NCA is hosting an 8-week, full-time, paid research fellowship for New Yorkers aged 18-25. Fellows will learn about the role of scientific inquiry and longitudinal studies in community-based revitalization efforts, practice fieldwork and data collection, and contribute to improved knowledge of local environmental justice issues all within the context of Newtown Creek and the North Brooklyn Industrial Business Zone located in East Williamsburg and Greenpoint Brooklyn. The fellowship will conclude with presentations of the research projects in front of community and environmental leaders. This research and educational program is intended for young adults with an interest in improving the health and well-being of their communities and curiosity about green infrastructure (rain gardens, tree canopy, green roofs, etc.) and its role in mitigating the effects of the Urban Heat Island effect.𝐎𝐮𝐫 𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐚𝐥 𝐜𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐢𝐝𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐬 𝐡𝐚𝐯𝐞 𝐚𝐧 𝐢𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐭 𝐢𝐧 𝐨𝐫 𝐫𝐞𝐥𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬𝐡𝐢𝐩 𝐭𝐨 𝐍𝐞𝐰𝐭𝐨𝐰𝐧 𝐂𝐫𝐞𝐞𝐤 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐬𝐮𝐫𝐫𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐝𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐧𝐞𝐢𝐠𝐡𝐛𝐨𝐫𝐡𝐨𝐨𝐝𝐬 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐡𝐚𝐯𝐞 𝐧𝐨𝐭 𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐩𝐥𝐞𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐚 𝐛𝐚𝐜𝐡𝐞𝐥𝐨𝐫’𝐬 𝐝𝐞𝐠𝐫𝐞𝐞. 𝐒𝐞𝐥𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐟𝐞𝐥𝐥𝐨𝐰𝐬 𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐞𝐱𝐩𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐭𝐨 𝐛𝐞 𝐚𝐛𝐥𝐞 𝐭𝐨 𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐦𝐢𝐭 𝐭𝐨 𝐚 𝐌𝐨𝐧𝐝𝐚𝐲-𝐓𝐡𝐮𝐫𝐬𝐝𝐚𝐲, 𝟏𝟎𝐚𝐦-𝟓𝐩𝐦, 𝐟𝐫𝐨𝐦 𝐉𝐮𝐧𝐞 𝟐𝟒𝐭𝐡-𝐀𝐮𝐠𝐮𝐬𝐭 𝟏𝟓𝐭𝐡 𝐬𝐜𝐡𝐞𝐝𝐮𝐥𝐞. 𝐅𝐞𝐥𝐥𝐨𝐰𝐬 𝐰𝐢𝐥𝐥 𝐛𝐞 𝐩𝐚𝐢𝐝 $𝟏𝟔/𝐡𝐨𝐮𝐫. 𝐀𝐩𝐩𝐥𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬 𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐝𝐮𝐞 𝐛𝐲 𝐉𝐮𝐧𝐞 𝟓𝐭𝐡 𝟏𝟏:𝟓𝟗𝐩𝐦 𝐄𝐒𝐓.For more information on the Fellowship, including details on previous research projects, please visit tinyurl.com/uhi2024 or visit our link in bio.@nysdec @laguardiacc @bklyncollege411 @queenscollegeofficial @ccnycitycollege @prattinstitute @huntercollege

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Students envision a green future for Newtown Creek

From eOculus at the Center for Architecture Foundation: The Queens Paideia School, an independent school that provides after-school programming for area students, culminated its Learning By Design:NY (LBD:NY) semester-long residency with the Center for Architecture Foundation on 12.19.11. The new curriculum, studying the Newtown Creek area, was developed and taught by LBD:NY Director Tim Hayduk […]

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Boating Access to Newtown Creek in Jeopardy

The NYC Dept. of Environmental Protection will be holding a meeting to address its recent closure of the boat launch at the Newtown Creek Nature Walk. As the Nature Walk is one of the few public access points to the Creek, we encourage everyone to attend the DEP meeting and advocate for the City re-open […]

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Vote for Your Favorite Environmental Benefits Projects

The City Parks Foundation invites you to vote for your favorite Environmental Benefits Projects.  To learn more about the Environmental Benefits Program or get more details on specific projects please email David Rivel from the City Parks Foundation at david.rivel@parks.nyc.gov.  Your votes will be submitted to the NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation which will take […]

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ExxonMobil Settlement Agreement Announced

The Newtown Creek Alliance is happy to announce that the lawsuits brought by the Hudson Riverkeeper and the New York State Attorney General’s Office against ExxonMobil relating to the Greenpoint Oil Spill were settled today.  In a press conference held at the Manhattan Avenue Street End Park, Governor Elect Cuomo announced that the settlement will provide […]

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