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Buffalo River Watershed

The Buffalo River Watershed is located in Western New York and drains an area of 447mi2 .  The majority of the watershed lies in Erie County except for the uppermost reaches which are in Genesee and Wyoming Counties.  Three major tributaries feed i...

Cayuga Creek

Cayuga Creek Reports Watershed Habitat Strategy: Ecological Condition of Gill, Fish and Cayuga Creeks Cayuga Creek Watershed Assessment and Summary Report Buffalo and Cayuga Creek Corridor Restoration Study Final Report Cayuga Creek...

Eighteenmile Creek

What is Eighteenmile Creek?  A richly diverse ecosystem, the headwaters of Eighteenmile Creek are a precious resource for our region: they produce, filter, and contribute to local drinking water. Within this creek system, there is a 230-acre community f...

Niagara River

It is the neck through which 4 of the 5 Great Lakes drain. It is a national border. It is a mighty, rushing strait with spectacular Falls. It is an internationally esteemed bird migration corridor. It is a renowned fishery. In the scope of history,...

Outer Harbor

Waterkeeper’s Statement on Revitalization of Buffalo’s Outer Harbor As a Great Lakes city, Buffalo is privileged to have the confluence of Lake Erie, the Buffalo River and the Niagara River at its front door.  Understanding that Buffalo’s future, like i...

Scajaquada Creek

Current Work Underway Stream Visual Assessment Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper conducted a stream visual assessment of the entire portion of Scajaquada Creek falling within Forest Lawn Cemetery in August. The effort was conducted in an effort...