Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper Releases Niagara River Habitat Conservation Strategy & Launches Campaign to Protect Headwater Forest Land Important to Urban Drinking Water

Buffalo, NY: A three-year long Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper Strategic Initiative assessing and identifying the critical habitats for our 900,000+ acre Niagara River watershed was recently completed through the Environmental Protection Agency’s Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. The completed Strategy serves as a regional blueprint for habitat restoration and conservation, identifying best-bet opportunities to positively impact water [...]

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Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper’s “Rust to Blue Initiative” is part of the global HSBC Water Programme

Buffalo, New York – The Buffalo Niagara region has become a focus of national and international leaders who recognize the socio-economic value of clean water for resilient communities.  The momentum continues with HSBC announcing its selection of Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper as one of five U.S. partners in the HSBC Water Programme.  HSBC will invest $300,000 [...]

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Higgins & Ryan Endorse Riverkeeper Plan for Buffalo’s Outer Harbor

Vision Promotes Infrastructure Improvements and Public Access – Concentrates Development at Terminals A and B BUFFALO – Today, October 3, 2014, Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) and New York State Assemblyman Sean Ryan announced that they are endorsing a plan for the development of Buffalo’s Outer Harbor which was created by Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper.  The Riverkeeper [...]

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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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