Friends of the Buffalo Niagara Rivers

601 West Ferry Street, Buffalo, NY 14222
Julie Barrett O'Neill


Friends of the Buffalo Niagara Rivers is a Western New York regional river advocacy
organization dedicated to improving public access to and improving the environmental integrity of WNY's rivers


The Friends have been active in River advocacy since 1989. Our accomplishments include the Buffalo River Habitat Restoration Projects, Buffalo River Greenway Development Plan, 100' Setback Legislation along the Buffalo River and creation of Old Bailey Woods Park. Our 2002 Priority Projects include coordinating the local environmental community's participation the the Niagara Power Project Relicensing Application, the remediation of contaminated sediments in the Buffalo River, City of Buffalo Waterfront Planning including the LWRP and WCI projects and implementing the Buffalo River Greenway Plan.

We strongly invite new members to participate on our Planning, River Ecology or Outreach Committees. Please contact 716-523-2423 or for more information!