Re-Tree's 17th year begins with volunteer Tree Planting
On April 22nd, about seventy-five volunteers will take to their assigned planting sites to put in the trees starting at 9am. One of these will be along the streets leading to City Honors School and also at Public School 37 Futures Academy. Additional planting sites will be at Concordia Cemetery (438 Walden Avenue), Firemens’ Park in West Seneca, Bailey Avenue (near UPS), Prospect Avenue in Buffalo and Tifft Nature Preserve.
Tree species include Hackberry, London Planetree, Gingko, Liquidamber, Red Oak, American Beech, Eastern Redbud, Yellowwood, Japanese Lilac, October Glory, and Autumn Blaze Maple.
The trees will be offloaded and distributed to the trained planters this Friday, April 21st from 2pm to 5pm at 1120 Seneca Street near Babcock, the City Engineering Headquarters.
Another planting will be November 4th.
Donations are still sought by the group. For more information on the program, log onto Re-TreeWNY.org or BuffaloGreenFund.org. or by calling Paul D. Maurer at (716) 553-4061.
Free Tree Planting Workshop
April 15, 2023 – Free Tree Planting Workshop by Re-Tree and The Buffalo Green Fund
Fall, 2022 Planting
October 22, 2022 – Tree Planting Workshop & Training at Compass East
We are running a three-hour tree planting course at Compass East (former Sheehan Hospital Building) at 425 Michigan Street, Buffalo, NY 14203 on Saturday, October 22, 2022, 9am-12noon. It is FREE and open to the public. Learn all about tree planting. We will plant three trees in nearby JFK Park (114 Hickory Street, 14204) at the conclusion of the workshop (approx. 12 noon). Please register here: https://www.buffalogreenfund.
Thanks to our host, Compass East. Support for this training is provided by EC200, Erie County, the Baird Foundation, Cornell Cooperative, and the Buffalo Green Fund./Re-Tree. Trees and watering bags courtesy of Trautman Associates.