NRPA

Natural Resources Protective Association: Protecting the marine environment since 1977

Announcements

Thank you for joining us in our celebration of “36 Years of Blue” on December 3, 2013. The photos from the event can be found here.

Recent News

  • 36 Years of Blue Thank you for joining us in our celebration of “36 Years of Blue” on December 3, 2013. The photos from the event can be found below.
  • Blue Street Cleanup of Port Richmond Avenue October 19, 2013 – 10 volunteers participated in the Blue Street cleanup of Port Richmond Avenue and Richmond Terrace.  Over 3,000 pounds of trash and debris was collected to fill a 20 yard container supplied by Flag Container Service.  Event sponsored by Councilwoman Debbie Rose and Flag Container Service.
  • Fall 2013 Newsletter
  • September 14, 2013 – Fox Beach Cleanup Members of Natural Resources Protective Association, with assistance from students of Our Lady Queen of Peace, teamed to remove over 700 lbs. of debris and garbage from Oakwood (Fox) Beach at the foot of Tarlton Avenue.  The cleanup was sponsored by American Littoral Society and supplies funded by Richmond County Savings foundation. Debris removed included plastic ...
  • August 17, 2013 – Bard Ave. Cleanup Members of Natural Resources Protective Association (NRPA) joined forces a cleanup of Bard Ave. Bluestreet (street end at a waterway, designated for public use by NYC Dept. of Transportation) at Richmond Terrace, on the Kill van Kull on Saturday, August 17. The six persons chopped overgrown weeds and removed over 400 lbs. of debris, including beverage ...
  • Great Kills Harbor Walk Sunday, July 14, 2013 – Members of Natural Resources and Protectors met for a Great Kills harbor walk at the newly renovated Crescent Beach Park shoreline. The two new stone revetments make ideal breakwaters, and serve as kayak and canoe launches. The group observed ospreys, swans, cormorants, black skimmers, and terns. The next NRPA event ...
  • Bluebelt Cleanup – June 2, 2013 Members of NRPA, joined by NYC DEP, cleaned a quarter mile stretch of the New Creek Bluebelt at Hunter Ave, Midland Beach, today.  The team removed over 300 lbs. of trash, and removed about 100 lbs. of Japanese knotweed, which was becoming a traffic hazard.  The group observed muskrats, mallards, and turtles.  The next NRPA event is a meeting at ...
  • Spring 2013 Newsletter
  • Spring 2012 Newsletter
  • NRPA Meeting – April 3, 2013 Members and friends of Natural Resources Protective Association met at the Blue Heron Park Nature Center, Annadale.  The group reviewed an application submitted by Parks Dept. to Dept. of Environmental Conservation to build temporary vegetated dunes from Oakwood Beach to the north end of South Beach.  The group discussed a recent meeting with Army Corps ...