Jane's Walk: Deep Dive at Newtown Creek
May
5
11:00 AM11:00

Jane's Walk: Deep Dive at Newtown Creek

In conjunction with Jane's Walk NYC, join NCA Historian Mitch Waxman and Executive Director Willis Elkins for an in-depth tour through Greenpoint Brooklyn to witness and discuss a number of key environmental issues from the largest underground oil spill, the Superfund cleanup of Newtown Creek, and the City's largest sewage treatment plant.

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Field Day Friday - May
May
17
4:00 PM16:00

Field Day Friday - May

Tour the Kingsland Wildflowers green roof and learn about Newtown Creek Alliance’s work to restore, reveal, and revitalize Newtown Creek. Field Day Fridays provide an opportunity to participate in community discussion and workshops focused on conservation, stewardship, and ecology.

No registration required. Free.

Learn more and register at www.newtowncreekalliance.org.

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Paris to Pittsburgh Film Screening
May
17
7:30 PM19:30

Paris to Pittsburgh Film Screening

  • Kingsland Wildflowers at Broadway Stages (map)
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Join us during Endangered Species Day for a special screening of this documentary film by Sidney Beaumont that explores the national and worldwide effects of climate change narrated by Emmy Award-Winning Actress Rachel Brosnahan. Produced by Radical Media group and presented by National Geographic in partnership with Bloomberg Philanthropies. A panel discussion with Co-Producer Lindsay Firestone and Eric W. Sanderson, Senior Conservation Ecologist at the Wildlife Conservation Society, will follow the screening. RSVP here.

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Field Day Friday: Rooftop Explorations with Leslie Adatto & Marni Majorelle
Jun
21
4:00 PM16:00

Field Day Friday: Rooftop Explorations with Leslie Adatto & Marni Majorelle

Calling all green roof lovers! During our regular Field Day Friday take a Q&A tour of the green roof with landscape designer, Marni Majorelle, followed by a talk with author Leslie Adatto as she discusses her new book,111 Rooftops in New York That You Must Not Miss, featuring our very own Kingsland Wildflowers! Leslie is also the co-founder of the The New York Roof Deck and Roof Gardening Meetup Group who will be joining us for the evening's event. 

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Field Day Friday - April
Apr
19
4:00 PM16:00

Field Day Friday - April

Tour the Kingsland Wildflowers green roof and learn about Newtown Creek Alliance’s work to restore, reveal, and revitalize Newtown Creek. Field Day Fridays provide an opportunity to participate in community discussion and workshops focused on conservation, stewardship, and ecology.

No registration required. Free.

Learn more and register at www.newtowncreekalliance.org.

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North Brooklyn Bird Walks: Greenpoint Avenue Bridge to First Calvary Cemetery
Apr
7
8:00 AM08:00

North Brooklyn Bird Walks: Greenpoint Avenue Bridge to First Calvary Cemetery

  • 405 Greenpoint Ave NY, 11222 United States (map)
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Join Brooklyn birder and author Heather Wolf in Greenpoint, Brooklyn as we bird Greenpoint Avenue Bridge to First Calvary Cemetery! Heather will share her tips for birding in Brooklyn and beyond.   RSVP here

***Meet at Greenpoint Avenue Bridge on NE corner of Greenpoint Avenue and Kingsland Avenue***

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Community Science on the Banks of Newtown Creek
Apr
6
12:00 PM12:00

Community Science on the Banks of Newtown Creek

Join Newtown Creek Alliance and a number of our academic and community partners for an afternoon symposium featuring presentations on various Newtown Creek based research and monitoring projects. As large-scale cleanup efforts progress on Newtown Creek, a diverse ecology of plants, insects, birds and marine wildlife are slowly returning to this once vibrant waterway. The afternoon will include a series of presentations, with Q&A and discussions amongst speakers and attendees.

Food and drinks provided for attendees. Please RSVP here.

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Saving The Dark Film Screening
Mar
15
6:30 PM18:30

Saving The Dark Film Screening

  • 520 Kingsland Avenue Brooklyn, NY, 11222 United States (map)
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Join us during National Wildlife Week for a special screening of this non-profit documentary film by Sriram Murali that explores the significance of the night skies for humans and wildlife. A dark- sky advocate, Sriram produced the film to raise awareness of light pollution’s costly impact on astronomy, human health, and wildlife, show the work of nonprofits like NYC Audubon that are fighting to preserve dark night skies, and explain what individuals can do to fight light pollution. Reserve you seat here.

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