Genesee RiverWatch


City of Rochester and Genesee RiverWatch Announce New Boater Access Site on the Genesee

Kayakers and canoeists have a new and safe access site on the Lower Genesee. The ADA-compliant dock is on the west side of the river at the foot of Petten Street, just south of the O’Rourke Bridge.

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Genesee River Blueway Map Launched

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

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Streambank Restoration Update Summer 2020

Genesee RiverWatch has several streambank restoration projects underway in 2020 to reduce sediment and phosphorus loads in the river, improving the quality of the water for recreational use and wildlife habitat along with preserving valuable farm land.

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IJC: Genesee River Education Program Brings Together Students and Water

One approach to fostering environmental stewardship is to get people involved in water activities as children

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