Riverkeeper Offers Alternative Vision for Buffalo’s Outer Harbor

Scaled back version of Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation’s preferred plan, aligns better with regional Smart Growth priorities.   Our community has spent decades engaged in various planning efforts for the Outer Harbor.  These include: the Brownfield Opportunity Area Plan, Local Waterfront Revitalization Plan, One Region Forward, Green Code, and Coastal Zone Management Plan.  Public [...]

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“If Our Water Could Talk” at Canalside on August 6th

Celebrating 25 years of Riverkeeper and WNY’s blue economy The WNED produced documentary film, “If Our Water Could Talk,” tells the story of water as a driving force in Buffalo’s rise through industrialization, its subsequent economic decline and efforts by community leaders to reconnect communities to the water. The program evokes the beauty of the [...]

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Cirque du Square

July 19 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Join us in the heart of Buffalo for a ‘Park’n Ride” event along the greenway [see agenda below]. There will be two rides: Ride A will depart Canalside at 8:30am and ride 37 miles each way to Fort Niagara, led by Campus Cycling Collective.  Ride B will [...]

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Position Opening – Community Environmental Planner

TITLE:   Community Environmental Planner DEPARTMENT:   Planning REPORTS TO:   Planning Director SUPERVISES:   Planners and landscape designers, possible interns and/or volunteers ANNOUNCEMENT DATE:   Thursday, July 17, 2014 CLOSE DATE:   Friday, August 8, 2014 PREFERRED START DATE:   September 8, 2014 or negotiable POSITION SUMMARY:  Planner will work on a variety of projects to support Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper’s mission, [...]

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