UPDATE: Due to overwhelming demand, tickets are no longer available for general purchase for our August 31 annual fundraising event aboard the USS Little Rock. If you would like to be placed on a waiting list, please email your name, phone number, and number of tickets needed to mlippens@bnriverkeeper.org or call 716-852-7483 x10. Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper thanks you for your continued support.

 

 

Join Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper as we celebrate another successful year!

Annual Fundraising Event

We sincerely hope you can join us for our annual fundraising event aboard the USS Little Rock on August 31st, as we celebrate another year of success for our water. With over two dozen remediation projects completed or active this year, nearly 20 tons of litter removed, and over 2,000 active volunteers, 2017 has been a year to celebrate. Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper will continue to lead efforts to restore and protect Western New York’s waterways.

Where: Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park – 1 Naval Park Cove, Buffalo, NY 14202 – Aboard the USS Little Rock

When: Thursday August, 31st 2017 from 6-9PM

Ticket Pricing: Early Bird – $35 through July 31st and $40 from August 1st. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door.

Ticket Information: Your ticket will get you aboard the USS Little Rock for an evening of music and silent auctions. Heavy hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be available.

 

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Kayak Tour: Lumber City Paddle 6:00 PM
Kayak Tour: Lumber City Paddle @ East Hill Foundation, North Tonawanda, NY
Aug 1 @ 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Learn about the foundation of North Tonawanda and its boom in the Lumber industry.   *Prior registration required*
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Kayak Tour: Safety Paddle 6:00 PM
Kayak Tour: Safety Paddle @ Hyde Park Lake, Niagara Falls, NY
Aug 3 @ 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Learn all about paddle safety and practice your new skills (or brush up on your current skills) on Hyde Park Lake.   *Prior registration required*
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Kayak Tour: Living Shorelines and Local Wildlife 9:00 AM
Kayak Tour: Living Shorelines and Local Wildlife @ Ellicott Creek Park, North Tonawanda , NY
Aug 5 @ 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Explore Ellicott Creek while learning about current restoration projects. Keep a lookout for beaver and signs of other critters!   *Prior registration required*
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Kayak Tour: Erie Canal/Water Transportation 6:00 PM
Kayak Tour: Erie Canal/Water Transportation @ East Hill Foundation, North Tonawanda , NY
Aug 8 @ 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
The spread on exotic and invasive species coincided with the boom in global transportation networks. Come paddle along the Erie Canal and learn how human’s effort to increase the efficiency of travel has drastically influenced our history and habitat.   … Continued
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Kayak Tour: Living Shorelines and Local Wildlife 6:00 PM
Kayak Tour: Living Shorelines and Local Wildlife @ East Hill Foundation, North Tonawanda , NY
Aug 15 @ 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Explore Ellicott Creek while learning about current restoration projects. Keep a lookout for beaver and signs of other critters!   *Prior registration required*
16
Bike Tour: Power of Niagara 6:00 PM
Bike Tour: Power of Niagara @ Devils Hole State Park – Niagara Falls, NY
Aug 16 @ 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Learn about the natural wonders of the region as we ride our bikes from Devils Hole State Park to Niagara Falls State Park and back. Speed: 8-10 mph, Length: 10 miles   *Prior registration required*
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Kayak Tour: Niagara River Island (Cayuga Island) 9:00 AM
Kayak Tour: Niagara River Island (Cayuga Island) @ Griffon Park, Niagara Falls, NY
Aug 19 @ 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Travel around Cayuga Island while discussing Niagara River formation, habitat, and wildlife.   *Prior registration required*
Monthly Waterway Cleanup 10:00 AM
Monthly Waterway Cleanup @ TBD
Aug 19 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
In 2017, the Monthly Waterway Cleanups will be the 3rd Saturday of each month from 10am to 12pm.  Please join us for our Monthly Waterway Cleanups and help prevent litter from polluting our waterways!
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Kayak Tour: Lumber City Paddle 6:00 PM
Kayak Tour: Lumber City Paddle @ East Hill Foundation, North Tonawanda, NY
Aug 22 @ 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Learn about the foundation of North Tonawanda and its boom in the Lumber industry.   *Prior registration required*
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Kayak Tour: Strawberry Island 6:00 PM
Kayak Tour: Strawberry Island @ East River Marsh, Grand Island, NY
Aug 24 @ 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Explore the Beaver Island Lagoon and East River Marsh Habitat restoration projects while on the lookout for Osprey and other feathered friends.   *Prior registration required*
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Kayak Tour: Lower Niagara River 9:00 AM
Kayak Tour: Lower Niagara River @ Stella Niagara Preserve, Stella Niagara, NY
Aug 26 @ 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Launch with us at the newly restored Stella Niagara Preserve and learn about Niagara River formation, habitat, and wildlife.   *Prior registration required*
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Bike Tour: River Geology 6:00 PM
Bike Tour: River Geology @ Lewiston Silo – Lewiston, NY
Aug 30 @ 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Explore an area rich in history as we ride from Lewiston to Fort Niagara and back. Learn how the gorge was carved over time by the Niagara River! Speed: 8-10, Length: 14 miles.   *Prior registration required*
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Celebrate Water. For Life. Annual Fundraising Event 6:00 PM
Celebrate Water. For Life. Annual Fundraising Event @ USS Little Rock at Canalside
Aug 31 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
We sincerely hope you can join us for our annual fundraising event aboard the USS Little Rock on August 31st, as we celebrate another year of success for our water. With over two dozen remediation projects completed or active this … Continued