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Waterkeeper Comments on the Scajaquada Expressway Route 198 FEIS

Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper is a nonprofit organization that advocates and stewards our region’s most precious asset, our fresh water. Part of our core mission is to ensure community access to, enjoyment of, and benefit from, the region’s freshwater resources.

While Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper appreciates the NYSDOT’s significant investment into the promise of delivering a redesigned Scajaquada Expressway, we remain opposed to the currently proposed preferred build alternative (Alternative 2: Boulevard).

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Job Posting: Landscape Designer – Planner

The Landscape Designer Planner will help support Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper’s mission and goals by working as part of a team under direct supervision to undertake all aspects of site planning, development, design, and implementation of public access, natural resource, upland and aquatic restoration projects. Click through to see the full posting.

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Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper Releases State of Our Waters Report, Unveils New Name and Logo, and Announces Plans for Annual Event Starting in 2018

August 31st, 2017 marks a historic day for Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper. With the backdrop of the convergence of the Buffalo River and Lake Erie, the organization officially made the transition to Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper. To formalize this transition, Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper presented a State of Our Waters

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Statement: Northern Access Pipeline Permit Denial

Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper commends NYSDEC Commissioner Seggos, Governor Cuomo, and the professionals who undertook an exhaustive and thorough review of the scientific data and potential environmental impact of this proposed pipeline in Western New York. The denial...

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Bid for Ellicott Creek Park is Available!

We are pleased to announce that Request for Proposal is officially posted for our Living Shorelines project at Ellicott Creek Park! The RFP for Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper's Living Shoreline project at Ellicott Creek Park is currently available. The project will...

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CALL TO ACTION: Don’t Cut Great Lakes Funding!

*CALL TO ACTION*: Contact your congressional representatives and tell them: “Don’t cut Great Lakes funding!” Let your voice be heard and help us protect the waters of our Western New York community. Please share and encourage others to speak out too! This form will...

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Buffalo River Habitat Restoration Moving Forward!

Buffalo River Habitat Restoration Moving Forward!   Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper is pleased to announce that two of our NOAA-GLC Partnership funded habitat restoration projects have been released for bid. Restoration of these sites is crucial to improve habitat...

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