Who We Are

Genesee RiverWatch works to improve the water quality of the Genesee River and its tributaries to create environmental, recreational, and economic assets for its communities. We also connect people to the river, encouraging them to explore, experience and celebrate the river.

Report Card

Genesee RiverWatch has released the first-ever “Report Card” grading the water quality and usability of the Genesee River and its major tributaries. The overall grade for the Genesee River Basin is a “C”.

Get Involved

Genesee RiverWatch achieves its mission through the efforts of its working Board of Directors, dedicated volunteers and generous supporters. Investing in Genesee RiverWatch through donations or volunteer work can make a huge difference

Recent News

Support Genesee RiverWatch through Orvis’ May 2023 “Great GiveBack Days”

Once again, Orvis has generously included Genesee RiverWatch in their spring “Great Giveback Days” program. Make a $10 donation to RiverWatch during May and receive a discount card good for 10% off your entire purchase of full price items. See article for more info.

Board Member Discusses Sustainable Farming Practices on Earth Day

Genesee RiverWatch Board Member, John Nobles, discussed sustainable farming practices with the American Dairy Association on the occasion of Earth Day. The American Dairy Association North East is a valued supporter of Genesee RiverWatch. Read the Article

The Genesee River and You

As the New Year approaches, here are ways we can take advantage of the Genesee River – our community asset – and help support Genesee RiverWatch in 2023 and beyond.

Genesee River Blueway Map

The Genesee River Blueway Map is available for use by canoeists and kayakers who wish to explore and connect with the river.

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2019 Annual Report Released

Genesee RiverWatch has released its 2019 Annual Report, covering our work over the past year and our plans for 2020.

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Hiking the Genesee and Surrounding Areas While Social Distancing

Hiking the Genesee and Surrounding Areas While Social Distancing

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