Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper
Guardians of Western New York’s fresh water for over 30 years.
Our Impact Runs Deep
Where We Make It
Explore our freshwater initiatives directly impacting our region’s two Great Lakes, two mighty rivers, our connecting creeks, and our sourcewater streams.
Your Impact Runs the Deepest
Volunteer to become a Water Steward.
Many Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper projects and programs depend on valued volunteers dedicated to doing what’s necessary to keep our fresh water clean, accessible, and hospitable.
Support Our Waters
Reconnect to Water
Join the water advocates, wildlife and fishing enthusiasts, scientists, nature lovers, boaters, kayakers, and all those who recognize clean water as a fundamental right by joining The Ripple Effect.
Enjoy Life on the Buffalo Blueway
Plan your next adventure along the winding and historic Buffalo River where you can bike, stroll, run or paddle the day away.
Plan Your Trip
Restore & Explore with Our Resources
Read, download and discover helpful resources that help restore our ecosystem through educational booklets, maps and guides, programs, reports, and more!
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