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  • February

    Great Lakes Explorer’s Club Hosts USACE Buffalo District Biologist

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District Biologist David Leput visited Buffalo public Schools West Hertel Academy, Buffalo, NY to discuss the Regulatory and Civil Works Programs, and to educate students on the science of environmental restoration.
  • Ohio’s Vegetation Index of Biotic Integrity Being Adapted for New York State

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District Mitigation Banking Coordinator Mark Gronceski has teamed up with Brian Gara at the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA) Wetland Ecology Group (WEG) to adapt OEPA’s Vegetation Index of Biotic Integrity “Floristic Quality” (VIBI-FQ) tool for use in New York State.
  • USACE Buffalo District to Assist City of Rochester in Planning Study

    Under the Planning Assistance to States (PAS) program, the city of Rochester, New York has requested planning assistance from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District to conduct an economic and dredging analysis, to help the city determine the benefits associated with making Rochester Harbor a tourist destination for Great Lakes cruise ships.
  • USACE Buffalo District Visits the Buffalo Museum of Science

    In celebration of National Engineer’s Week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District visited the Buffalo Museum of Science, Buffalo, NY for hands-on engineering lessons, environmental monitoring, and dive team demonstrations, February 16, 2016.
  • USACE Buffalo District Celebrates Engineer’s Week

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District kicks off the start of Engineer’s week by hosting an Engineer Shadow Day for students from Buffalo, NY area school districts.
  • USACE Buffalo District Inspects Construction Activities at Braddock Bay

    Members from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District Planning, Environmental Analysis, and Project Management teams conducted an inspection of the construction activities associated with the Braddock Bay Ecosystem Restoration Project, January 29, 2016, located at the Braddock Bay Wildlife Management Area, Greece, NY.
  • Improvements to Black Rock Lock Dewatering Pumps

    The fact that the Black Rock Lock is still going strong and operating as designed is a testament to the ongoing operations and maintenance efforts undertaken by the USACE Buffalo District NY/PA Operations and Maintenance Office.