Wildlife

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

America’s national bird is making its way back into the public eye in New York State, and an ambitious project is being given much of the credit.

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

Local hunters may have noticed fewer gobbling noises on some excursions. That’s because the wild turkey population in New York has been on the decline for quite some time, according to the State Department of Environmental Conservation.

SPCA Serving Erie County

One of Buffalo’s most beloved critters has made his final flight.

Chris Caya/WBFO News

Just off I-190 near GM's Tonawanda Engine Plant, there is an odd site out in the Niagara River. Yellow-colored heavy equipment can be seen working in the water near Strawberry Island. As WBFO's Chris Caya reports, it's part of a habitat restoration project that should benefit fish, wildlife and local residents.


U.S. Army Corps of Engineers / WBFO News

Squaw Island State Park on Buffalo’s West side could be the site of some natural recycling.

Scenic overlook unveiled in Aurora

Oct 1, 2014
Ashley Hirtzel
WBFO

The long-awaited Mill Road Scenic Overlook between Sweet Road and Blakeley Road in the Town of Aurora was unveiled Tuesday. $650,000 in donations was raised to preserve the property for public enjoyment and wildlife.