6/13, 6/17 A Field Guide to Whale Creek

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Presented by:
Floating Studio for Dark Ecologies (Nick Hubbard, Rebecca Lieberman, Marina Zurkow)

FSDE leads a private walk to launch their audio tour A Field Guide to Whale Creek, which explores one of Newtown’s tributaries and George Trakas’ park. You can download a pamphlet version and audio files for free, on the FSDE website.


A NOTE TO THE CURIOUS: Please remember that Newtown Creek is Superfund site. See, hear, smell, bike, walk, but do not taste or touch! Do not consume fish or shellfish, or collect sediment from the water.


1 hour

Newtown Creek

Dates & Times:
June 13 from 6:30pm – 7:30pm
June 17 from 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Join FSDE on a walking tour of Newtown Creek. Participants should bring their own audio device as they will be asked to download an app.

At the time of the Expeditions, you can find the Nature Walk, and the Floating Studio for Dark Ecologies, at the corner of Paidge Avenue and Provost Street in North Brooklyn.  Right where the Wastewater Treatment Plant meets the Spectrum depot.  The closest subway stop is the G train (Greenpoint), or you can also use the B62 bus (McGuinness/Freeman).

The whole experience will last around one hour.  Please bring smartphones and headphones.  The 13 tracks of audio for the tour last about 38 minutes, but you are encouraged to pause between tracks if you feel inclined. You can access our playlist on mobile web via this link, or through the Soundcloud App: https://soundcloud.com/user-312883240/sets/whalecreekfieldguide

Cost: $10

June 13

Reserve 13th

June 17

Reserve 17th