Deep Dive at Newtown Creek

Janes Walk

Led By Mitch Waxman and Willis Elkins, Newtown Creek Alliance AND Willis Elkins, Newtown Creek Alliance

Join us for a thorough 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. The tour will begin at the McCarren park Demonstration Garden and conclude at Kingsland Wildflowers, a 24,000 sq foot green roof on the shores of Newtown Creek. Please wear sturdy shoes; 2.5 miles total.

Sunday, May 5
11:00 AM
2-3 hours
In Person

Borough: Brooklyn
Theme: Advocacy, Environment, History & Culture
Accessibility: Challenging terrain
Newtown Creek as seen from the Greenpoint Avenue Bridge
Newtown Creek from Greenpoint Avenue Bridge. Wikimedia Commons, Postdlf. Modifications: photo cropped.
Meeting Location

461 Leonard Street McCarren Park Demonstration Garden Brooklyn, NY 11222


G - Nassau Ave

Finding your walk leader

Will be at garden entrance with blue hats on.

Ending Location

Kingsland Wildflowers at Broadway Stages520 Kingsland AvenueBrooklyn, NY 11222

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