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Re-Tree's 17th year begins with volunteer Tree Planting

Join us April 22, 2023

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 or  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

What? FREE Tree planting workshop for Re-Tree and Buffalo Green Fund Volunteers
When?  9am-12noon, Saturday, April 15, 2023
Buffalo Museum of Science
1020 Humboldt Parkway
Buffalo, NY  14211
Experts in tree planting and tree care will be giving a workshop on bare root tree planting in advance of the 2023 tree plantings that will be held with volunteers of the Buffalo Green Fund and Re-Tree.
There is no charge.  Any groups that plan to plant with Re-Tree are asked to at least send one member of their group to the workshop.  The workshop will last until about noon.  There will be a planting of a bare root tree at the conclusion of the workshop.  Registration is requested at  To attend the workshop, please note “April 15, 2023 workshop” in the registration message box online.
The workshop is funded in part through the generosity of the Baird Foundation and EC200, the Erie County Bicentennial.
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:

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.

November 5, 2022 – Tree planting day

Various locations throughout Buffalo and Erie County. Please call or text Paul Maurer at (716) 553-4061 or email [email protected].

Voluntary Reforestation of Buffalo, NY