Habitat Restoration Planning

Buffalo River Wildlife Survey

Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper has conducted a wildlife survey for the Buffalo River Area of Concern (AOC) to develop a baseline assessment of the current abundance, diversity, and relative distribution of three vertebrate faunal assemblages (herpetofauna, avifauna, and mammals). Read the Buffalo River Wildlife Survey.

Niagara Habitat Conservation Strategy

Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper is undertaking the development of a habitat conservation strategy for the Niagara River Watershed. The geographic scope of this two-year project is the tributary area of the Niagara River within Western New York – an area of about 900,000 acres.  Please click here for more information about this project.

Buffalo and Niagara Rivers Habitat Assessment and Conservation Framework

In 2007, Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper received a grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation to develop a community-based framework for habitat restoration in the Buffalo and Niagara River Areas of Concern and tributary areas.  Please click here for more information about this project.


Niagara River Watershed Plan — Healthy Niagara

Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper is the project manager for a regional, community based initiative to develop a Niagara River watershed plan (Healthy Niagara) that focuses on action steps to protect and restore ecosystem water resources in our community and the watershed.  Learn more about the project here.