Buffalo River Restoration

Buffalo River Restoration Projects

A unique public-private partnership, including the U.S. EPA’s Great Lakes National Program Office (GLNPO), Buffalo Niagara WATERKEEPER® (BNW), Honeywell, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC), and the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), is developing plans to address a number of environmental problems affecting the Buffalo River.  Please follow the link below to learn more about these projects.

Buffalo River Restoration Projects



Buffalo River RAP

In 2010, Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper was awarded a grant from USEPA to continue the coordination of the Buffalo River Remedial Action Plan. Please click below to learn more about the Buffalo River Area of Concern and Remedial Action Plan.



Buffalo River Area of Concern



Buffalo River Ecological Restoration Master Plan

The Great Lakes National Program Office (GLNPO) of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has initiated the development of an Ecological Restoration Master Plan (ERMP) for the Buffalo River. The Buffalo River ERMP is a visionary, stakeholder driven plan that incorporates regional needs with ecological protection and restoration opportunities. Click below for more information.

Ecological Restoration Master Plan