• 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.

2010 National Environmental Conferences in Buffalo

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Buffalo Niagara RIVERKEEPER will be participating in these regional/national conferences, talking about our technical work and regional influence: US Areas Of Concern Conference, Buffalo, NY, Sept. 22-24, 2010: http://www.glc.org/rap/aocconference.html Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition, “Great Lakes Restoration Conference”, Buffalo, NY Sept. … Continued

Day of Caring Activites

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On Wednesday, August 18th, Buffalo Niagara RIVERKEEPER was fortunate to work with volunteers from United Way’s Day of Caring at five different sites; On Scajaquada Creek, volunteers from Buffalo State College administration and faculty worked with RIVERKEEPER staff. A total … Continued

Habitat Restoration Success

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The shoreline of the Niagara River has been heavily developed to the detriment of the River’s ecosystem. On a Tonawanda Island site where existing conditions provide no shelter or food for wildlife, we have transformed a mowed lawn into a … Continued

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