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.