Remediation and Restoration Projects for Niagara River AOC
|Black Rock Channel & Tonawanda Harbor Strategic Navigation Dredging, NY
|This project involved the planning, design and removal of 181,532 cubic yards of contaminated sediments from the navigation channel
|Unity Island Wetland
|This project involved the placement of material dredged from the Buffalo River into the Unity Island North Pond to reduce its average depth and restore wetland. It also hydrologically reconnected the wetland to the Niagara River.
|Niagara River BUI Removal Habitat Restoration Project
|NYSOPRHP will restore, improve, and expand fish and wildlife habitat at four sites (Buckhorn Island State Park, Grass Island, Burnt Ship Creek, and East River Marsh).
|Habitat Restoration in Niagara Area of Concern: Spicer Creek Wildlife Management Area
|NYSDEC will restore, improve, and expand fish and wildlife habitat within the Niagara AOC in Spicer Creek Wildlife Management Area.
|Great Lakes Remedial Action Plan - Emerald Shiner
|This project will focus on passage in the uppermost two miles of the Niagara River. Improving passage for the Emerald Shiner and will help meet Fish Community Objectives.
|Great Lakes Legacy Act Site Characterization
|This project supports ongoing sediment site characterization of the Niagara River to define the nature and extent of contamination in several areas.