U.S. Army Corps of Engineers & Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation Celebrate First Phase of Construction on Buffalo Outer Harbor Wetland
Attendees of a ground breaking event celebrating the beginning of a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, project to fill in a former industrial slip at the Buffalo Outer Harbor, throw rocks into the slip to ceremonially mark the beginning of the project, Buffalo, New York, Oct. 27, 2023. USACE is filling the slip with dredged material from Lake Ontario to turn it into a wetland and restore wildlife and biodiversity habitats, and hosted the ground breaking event to announce the details of the project. (U.S. Army photo by Ryan Campbell)