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: Lower Niagara River 9:00 AM
Kayak Tour: Lower Niagara River @ Stella Niagara Preserve, Stella Niagara, NY
Jul 8 @ 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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Kayak Tour: Living Shorelines and Local Wildlife 6:00 PM
Kayak Tour: Living Shorelines and Local Wildlife @ East Hill Foundation, North Tonawanda , NY
Jul 11 @ 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*
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Bike Tour: Underground Railroad 6:00 PM
Bike Tour: Underground Railroad @ Niagara Falls Station – Niagara Falls, NY
Jul 12 @ 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Take a ride through history! Join us for an Underground Railroad tour in Niagara Falls making stops at sites connected to the route that escaped slaves took on their way to freedom. Speed: 5-10, Length: 5-10 miles.   *Prior registration required*
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Kayak Tour: Paddle Up Cayuga Creek 9:00 AM
Kayak Tour: Paddle Up Cayuga Creek @ Griffon Park
Jul 15 @ 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Enjoy a paddle past Cayuga Island and up Cayuga Creek. Learn all about the regions pre-industrial history!   *Prior registration required*
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Kayak Tour: Lumber City Paddle 6:00 PM
Kayak Tour: Lumber City Paddle @ East Hill Foundation, North Tonawanda, NY
Jul 18 @ 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: Lower Niagara River 6:00 PM
Kayak Tour: Lower Niagara River @ Stella Niagara Preserve, Stella Niagara, NY
Jul 20 @ 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
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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Kayak Tour: Living Shorelines and Birding 9:00 AM
Kayak Tour: Living Shorelines and Birding @ Hyde Park Lake, Niagara Falls, NY
Jul 22 @ 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM
The Niagara River Corridor is a Globally Significant Important Bird Area that is host to 35 different waterfowl species, 19 different gull species, and hundreds of thousands of migrating birds each year. Join us at Hyde Park Lake to learn … Continued
Monthly Waterway Cleanup 10:00 AM
Monthly Waterway Cleanup @ TBD
Jul 22 @ 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: Erie Canal/Water Transportation 6:00 PM
Kayak Tour: Erie Canal/Water Transportation @ East Hill Foundation, North Tonawanda , NY
Jul 25 @ 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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Bike Tour: War of 1812 6:00 PM
Bike Tour: War of 1812 @ Lewiston Silo – Lewiston, NY
Jul 26 @ 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Join us for a ride from Lewiston up to Fort Niagara, a nearly 300 year old structure! Enjoy views of the Niagara River and learn about the Forts involvement in the War of 1812. Speed: 8-10, Length: 14 miles.   *Prior … Continued
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12th Annual Paddles Up Niagara Paddling Expo 7:00 AM
12th Annual Paddles Up Niagara Paddling Expo @ Beaver Island State Park
Jul 29 @ 7:00 AM – 2:00 PM
There are four tours available. Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper will offer kayaks to rent on the Late Morning Fun Paddle tour. Prior registration is required if renting a kayak and strongly encouraged for all tours. All participants are required to register individually and … Continued
Paddles Up: Early Morning Fun Paddle Tour 7:00 AM
Paddles Up: Early Morning Fun Paddle Tour @ Beaver Island State Park
Jul 29 @ 7:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Join us on the 2017 Paddles Up Niagara Early Morning Fun Tour! Physical Intensity: Moderate. There is no fee to participate in the tour. – Space is not limited but you must provide your own paddle craft. Click for Early Morning … Continued
Paddles Up: EcoTour 1 7:00 AM
Paddles Up: EcoTour 1 @ Beaver Island State Park
Jul 29 @ 7:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Join us on the 2017 Paddles Up Niagara EcoTour 1! Physical Intensity: Moderate. There is no fee to participate in the tour.   **We will meet at the River Lea Paddle Craft Launch in Beaver Island Creek State Park.
Paddles Up: EcoTour 2 7:30 AM
Paddles Up: EcoTour 2 @ Beaver Island State Park
Jul 29 @ 7:30 AM – 9:30 AM
Join us on the 2017 Paddles Up Niagara EcoTour! Physical Intensity: Moderate. There is no fee to participate in the tour. *Spaces limited and you must provide your own paddle craft. Click for EcoTour Paddle Map **We will meet at … Continued
Paddles Up: Late Morning Paddle Tour 11:00 AM
Paddles Up: Late Morning Paddle Tour @ Beaver Island State Park
Jul 29 @ 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Join us on the 2017 Paddles Up Niagara Late Morning Fun Tour! Physical intensity: Low There is no fee to participate in the tour. Rentals cost: $25/kayak. – Limited Kayak Rentals available and rentals include PFDs and paddles. Space is … Continued
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