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Niagara River Greenway Commission determines consistency

by jmaloni


Wed, Jan 21st 2015 02:05 pm

The Niagara River Greenway Commission has announced the results of its 41st round of projects.

At a meeting held Tuesday, the commission voted the following projects as "consistent" based on the principals, goals and criteria that define the Niagara River Greenway Plan.

  • Zoological Society of Buffalo Inc. - reptile house renovation
  • Erie County - Black Rock Canal Park improvements (phase three)
  • Erie County - Tribute garden at Isle View Park
  • Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy - Cazenovia Park - shoreline and trails rehabilitation project
  • Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy - Riverside Park - South Loop Trail project
  • City of Tonawanda - Tonawanda intermodal transit hub
  • Old 1st Ward Community Association Inc. - Riverworks public access pedestrian wharf and docks

The next step for the project sponsors is to seek funding through conventional grant and endowment sources as well as the various Greenway standing committees.

To review the approved Niagara River Greenway Plan and GEIS, or to learn more information about the Greenway Commission, log onto www.niagaragreenway.org.

The Niagara River Greenway Commission is a public benefit corporation established by Chapter 460 of the laws of 2004. It is charged with the planning and development of a greenway of interconnected parks, river access points and waterfront trails along the Niagara River from Lake Erie to Lake Ontario at the site of the historic Fort Niagara.

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