• Buffalo Niagara RIVERKEEPER® is a community-based nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting and connecting people to the water. We do this by cleaning up pollution, restoring fish and wildlife habitat, creating public access and enhancing educational opportunities.


    Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper offers tours to outdoor enthusiasts of all experience levels on and near many unique Western New York waterways.

    Click here to learn more and register for one of these unique events.


    Rain Barrels are an easy and important way for everyone to conserve water and reduce the amount of pollution being carried into our waterways. You may purchase rain barrels, downspout diverters, and spigots at our office.
    Help us keep the rain from the drain by setting up a rain barrel today!

    Click here to learn more.


    Our Living Shorelines studio restores shoreline areas to a more natural form that supports sustainable, resilient and higher-functioning ecosystems. These efforts create functional, beautiful and healthy shorelines, improve water quality, expand habitat, and enhance recreational access.

    Click here to learn more about our most recent projects.

Can Asian Carp be stopped?

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Two articles in today’s news think it is possible. Both articles are in response to a study released today by the Great Lakes Commission and Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Cities Initiative, commending the authors’ factual analysis concluding that separation is possible … Continued

Celebrate the 40th Anniverary of the Clean Water Act

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The clean water act, the federal environmental legislation enacted in 1972, is celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2012. It has become the cornerstone for Waterkeepers throughout the United States and a model for environmental advocacy worldwide.   This act is … Continued

DEC Reminds Water Withdrawers To Report Water Use

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A Phased-In Approach for Compliance will be Applied to Existing Water Users that Report Their Water Use by February 15, 2012 The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is reminding entities that currently use significant volumes of New York’s … Continued

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