Loading Events

Newtown Creek Alliance

Upcoming Events

June 2018
Friday, June 22nd at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join NCA historian Mitch Waxman and NCA’s project manager Willis Elkins for walk through the birthplace of Mobil Oil, past the DEP’s largest Wastewater Treatment Plant and to the Kingsland Wildflowers green roof. The tour will also visit NCA’s Living Dock on the way; showcasing restoration efforts adjacent to major industrial operations and in the wake of legacies of pollution and neglect. The tour will end at the 22,000 square foot Kingsland Wildflowers project, with panoramic views of the Newtown…

Find out more »
Sunday, June 24th at 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

STREET TREES IN INDUSTRIAL GREENPOINT NEED YOUR HELP! JOIN US FOR OUR SECOND STEWARDSHIP EVENT IN JUNE WITH OUR PARTNERS AT NEWTOWN CREEK ALLIANCE! We’ll clear, cultivate, and mulch tree beds along Norman Ave. from Kingsland Ave. to Apollo St. from 10 AM-12 PM, followed by refreshments and a tour of Kingsland Wildflowers green roof! MEET UP WILL BE ON THE CORNER OF KINGSLAND AND NORMAN AVE. AT 10 AM

Find out more »
Sunday, June 24th at 11:00 am - 1:30 pm

Join NCA for a guided bike tour to see and discuss ecological and industrial activity near and along the Newtown Creek shoreline. Once a vast tidal wetland, the Creek quickly became one of the busiest waterways in the county, leaving a significant legacy of environmental destruction and contamination, leading to the ultimate designation as a federal superfund. However, improvements are underway and the past 2 decades have seen improvements to water quality and with it a returning ecology. The bike…

Find out more »
July 2018
Friday, July 20th at 4:00 am - 7:00 pm
Kingsland Wildflowers, 520 Kingsland Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11222 United States

Tour the roof and dig in the dirt at these hands-on volunteer days maintaining the garden with our community partners at Newtown Creek Alliance.  Every 3rd Friday of the month until October 19th, 2018.

Find out more »
August 2018
Friday, August 17th at 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Kingsland Wildflowers, 520 Kingsland Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11222 United States

Tour the roof and dig in the dirt at these hands-on volunteer days maintaining the garden with our community partners at Newtown Creek Alliance.  Every 3rd Friday of the month until October 19th, 2018.  

Find out more »
September 2018
Friday, September 21st at 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Kingsland Wildflowers, 520 Kingsland Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11222 United States

Tour the roof and dig in the dirt at these hands-on volunteer days maintaining the garden with our community partners at Newtown Creek Alliance.  Every 3rd Friday of the month until October 19th, 2018.

Find out more »
October 2018
Friday, October 19th at 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Kingsland Wildflowers, 520 Kingsland Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11222 United States

Tour the roof and dig in the dirt at these hands-on volunteer days maintaining the garden with our community partners at Newtown Creek Alliance.  Every 3rd Friday of the month until October 19th, 2018.

Find out more »
+ Export Events