WNED ǀ WBFO to Begin Multifaceted Initiative Focusing on Area Waterways

“If Our Water Could Talk” seeking photos of local waterways for television event and website. More than 22 percent of the city of Buffalo is water and the region lies within the largest fresh water system in the world. The abundance of fresh water is one of Western New York’s greatest resources.  WNED ǀ WBFO [...]

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Innovative Partnership Model Moves Scajaquada Creek Restoration Forward in Forest Lawn

New report yields data that is a springboard for future restoration work throughout an impaired watershed Supported by a $100,000 grant from the New York Economic Development Capital Program, secured by NYS Senator Mark Grisanti, the first step in the efforts to restore Scajaquada Creek has been completed, with the release today of a detailed [...]

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Regional Leaders Convene about Buffalo Niagara’s Great Lakes Blue Economy

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced on March 24th the award of a $500,000 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant to the City of Buffalo to fund green infrastructure projects to improve water quality in Lake Erie. Cameron Davis, Senior Advisor to the EPA Administrator for the Great Lakes, was joined today by Congressmember Brian Higgins [...]

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Young Environmental Leaders Program tailors science-based education opportunities for Buffalo Public Schools

Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper® in partnership with the Buffalo Public Schools launched a pilot educational program this past week for eighteen students residing in underserved communities. The Young Environmental Leaders Program (YELP) will provide a unique opportunity for these students to learn about local environmental issues that disproportionately affect their communities. Students will experience a science-based curriculum [...]

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