Niagara River Greenway Plan

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Wendel prepared a comprehensive vision plan for the entire Greenway Trail system, encompassing the 35-mile length along the Niagara River, from Lake Erie to Lake Ontario in Western New York State. The guiding principles of the plan were set forth by the Niagara River Greenway Commission and New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation promote world-class standards, sustainability, accessibility, ecological integrity, and public well-being. The goal of the comprehensive plan was to create a connected system of parks, trails, and conservation areas, preserve open space and natural resources, increase public access and recreational spaces, improve connections to the river, interpret historic and cultural resources, and strengthen community vitality.