Category: Water Quality Projects


Jaycox Creek Watershed Agricultural Best Management Practices

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Mallards Dairy # 2 Streambank Restoration Project – Houghton

Genesee RiverWatch has funding from the Great Lakes Commission ($197 K) to stabilize and restore 1800′ of eroding streambank near Houghton, NY in the Town of Caneadea. The owner of Mallards Dairy will contribute $119K of in-kind support to the…

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Chamberlain Farms Streambank Project – Angelica

In 2017, RiverWatch staff began discussions with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and the New York State Department of Conservation – trustees of the Kodak Natural Resource Damage Assessment and Restoration Settlement fund.  At their request, we prepared a…

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Edelweiss Farms Streambank Restoration Project Final Report Available

The final report for the Edelweiss Farms Streambank Restoration Project on the Upper Genesee River is available.   The project stabilized 1,980 linear feet of un-buffered agricultural field (Edelweiss Farms) along the west bank of the Genesee River in the Town…

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Mallards Dairy Streambank Restoration Project Closeout Report

Thanks to the commitment of Mallards Dairy and their enthusiasm for this project it was successfully completed in the spring of 2018. It represents a demonstration of the efficacy of applying bioengineering techniques in streambank restoration. The success of this…

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Genesee River Basin Sediment and Nutrient Reduction Plan Published

Genesee RiverWatch developed the Sediment and Nutrient Reduction Plan for the Genesee River Basin by combining the work of others with their own studies and significant public input. The plan leverages the success we have had with defining and implementing…

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Upper Genesee River Streambank Restoration Plan 2015

A meander analysis was developed to characterize the degree of streambank erosion on specific segments of the Genesee River in the Town of Caneadea, Allegany County, New York. This technique enabled the identification of river bank segments that should be…

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