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Newtown Creek Alliance

Upcoming Events

February 2018
Wednesday, February 28th at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Windjammer Bar, 52 Grandview Ave
Queens, NY 11385 United States

Join your fellow neighbors in a series of informal gatherings to learn about and discuss the latest happenings on our local superfund waterway; Newtown Creek. While this 4-mile waterway still faces significant environmental issues, there has been great progress in recent years to revitalize this largely neglected border of the boroughs. In an effort to better engage the “head of Creek” communities of Bushwick, Ridgewood, and Maspeth, the Newtown Creek Alliance (NCA) is hosting a winter series of socially-focussed meetings.…

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April 2018
Sunday, April 22nd at 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Kingsland Wildflowers, 520 Kingsland Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11222 United States

Join NCA for an afternoon of hands-on learning about the basics of healthy soils, common contaminants and ways to use natural methods in improving ecological function and better protecting human health. An introduction lecture will be followed by soil testing, seed-bomb making and outdoor planting at a street-end in Greenpoint. Snacks and light refreshments served; more information and RSVP forthcoming.

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