Niagara River, USA - Julie Barrett O'Neil

My Watermark is the Niagara River, New York.

I am from Buffalo, New York and I am fully in love with all parts of the Niagara River and Lake Erie.

Some of my favourite childhood memories are all about playing around in the water. When I was younger my brother caught polliwogs and brought them home and they died in the driveway ditch. My family would go camping and we would find a creek and go cray fishing and go on creek walks as much as possible.

Now I spend my summers on Lake Erie and I swim with my kids and they are the most precious memories I have.

I think I’ve always wanted to make Buffalo a better place. And it wasn’t until I was in college and started gardening that I realised water, and water treatment all play hand in hand in the cycle of life from plants to animals and people.
 

Waterbody
Niagara River, USA
Collector
Krystyn Tully
Contributor
Julie Barrett O'Neil

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