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Thursday Spotlight: Meet Newtown Creek Alliance’s Newest Horticulturist
Horticulturalists don’t get to work from home. The earth needs to be tilled, rain gardens need maintaining and bulbs need to be planted. As much of the world spends more […]
Greenpoint is About to Get a Whole Lot Greener Thanks to First Round of GCEF Grant Recipients
On Friday, the first small grants from the Greenpoint Community Evironmental Fund‘s (GCEF) $19.5 million were awarded to 18 environmental improvement projects in the neighborhood. The funds are ExxonMobil’s retribution […]
Newtown Creek Armada, Coastal Clean-up, Capital to Capital Canoe Expedition: What’s New at Newtown Creek?
There’s a whole sludge of events at Greenpoint’s very own Superfund site, Newtown Creek. State of the Planet, a blog from the Earth Institute at Columbia University, is reporting that […]
We did it! Newtown Creek Tour
In 1929 the NYTimes wrote that, “People do not travel for pleasure on Newtown Creek.” Those of us on the Working Harbor Committee’s “Hidden Harbor Tour” of Newtown Creek disagreed, […]