Please share this invitation with your board and committee members, and other interested individuals!




Niagara River Watershed Workshops


Saturday, January, 9, 2010                10:15 am to 12:45 pm

Grand Island Library, 1715 Bedell Road, Grand Island, NY 14072


Saturday, January, 16, 2010 9:30 am to 12 noon

Marilla Community Center, 1740 Two Rod Road, Marilla, NY 14102


Please plan to attend one of these workshops, RSVP to: or 716.852.7483.



We request your participation and input at one of these workshops as we begin determining what needs to be done to protect and restore water resources in your community and the Niagara River watershed. Please plan to attend, your interest and assistance are greatly appreciated!


We also need your help to identify ongoing and/or planned activities by your organization that involve or impact Niagara River watershed water quality. PLEASE COMPLETE AND RETURN THE ENCLOSED SURVEY BY DECEMBER 31, 2009. If you prefer to fill out an online survey go to, click on Programs, then Watershed Planning, then Healthy Niagara.



The Grand Island Library is located on the north side of  Bedell Road between Baseline Road and Stony Point Road.

The Marilla Community Center is located on the west side of Two Rod Road and is south of the intersection of Two Rod and Bullis Roads. The Marilla Country Store is at the corner of Two Rod and Bullis Roads.


Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper and the US Army Corps of Engineers are working together on the development of a Niagara River Watershed Management Plan. These workshops are the initial public events that will start a multi-year effort to prepare this Plan.


At the workshops we will introduce the project and attendee’s will help identify Niagara River watershed concerns, opportunities and priorities. For background information about the Niagara River watershed go to and click on Programs, then Habitat, then Niagara Habitat Study. For more information about watershed planning, go to or


If you need more information or have any questions, please contact Richard Tindell, Watershed Planner, Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper at 716.852.7483 or


Thanks to the Grand Island Library and the Town of Marilla for the use of their meeting facilities.


Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper is a non-profit organization whose mission for the past 20 years has been the promotion, preservation and protection of the natural and historical environments of the Buffalo and Niagara Rivers for the benefit of local communities. Visit our website at for more information.







In New York Sate the Niagara River watershed is approximately 1,270 square miles and consists of eight tributary watersheds in Erie, Niagara, Genesee, Wyoming and Orleans counties.