MENU

Habitat Restoration

Project Page Preview


Habitat Restoration

Project Page Preview
Habitat Restoration Planning

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...

Buffalo and Niagara Rivers Habitat Assessment and Conservation Framework

In the mid-1980s the International Joint Commission listed 42 “Areas of Concern,” severely degraded rivers and harbors across the U.S.-Canada Great lakes basin. These included the lower 6.2 miles of the Buffalo River and the entire Niagara River. The...
Habitat Restoration Projects

Habitat Restoration Projects

Niagara River Riparian Restoration Program The residents who live at the water’s edge along the Niagara and its tributaries have the opportunity to serve as stewards of the local environment, ecologically restoring their riparian lands and serving a...
Habitat Restoration at Seneca Bluffs

Habitat Restoration at Seneca Bluffs

Site Location and History The Seneca Bluffs Natural Habitat Park is located near the Seneca Street Bridge, between Elk Street and Avon Place. It consists of approximately 15 acres of riparian floodplain located in a heavily urbanized area along...
West Seneca Oxbow Wetland Restoration

West Seneca Oxbow Wetland Restoration

Conserving an Oxbow Wetland; Restoring the Buffalo River West Seneca’s oxbow wetland on Buffalo Creek is just a few miles upstream from the industrialized Buffalo River, a Great Lakes “Area of Concern.” Download the map here. As one of only three...
West Seneca Oxbow

West Seneca Oxbow

Conserving an Oxbow Wetland; Restoring the Buffalo River Buffalo River tributaries and their associated floodplains and wetlands in the Town of West Seneca are unique in Erie County because of their relative connectivity and the diversity of habitats...
Niagara River Habitat Conservation Strategy Project Overview

Niagara River Habitat Conservation Strategy Project Overview

Niagara River and Niagara River Greenway Habitat Conservation Strategies Waterkeeper has recently completed two planning efforts that serve as blueprints for habitat restoration and conservation in both the Niagara River watershed and Niagara...