A strong city is built on a strong foundation of civic engagement. Programs like the CommiTree Steward Program are critical to cultivating that engagement in communities across the region. Now in its second year, the program sponsored by the...
ReTree the District
ReTree the District is a community development initiative in Buffalo’s University District that has planted 1,000 trees across the community. The project is reinvesting in our urban tree canopy, strengthening ties among neighbors, restoring our parks and greenspaces, and encouraging hands-on volunteerism.
Join us for our next planting day on April 22, 2017!
Please arrive at 995 Kensington Avenue at 9AM on Saturday, April 22nd.
Groups will be registered and sent to one of two planting locations. 30 trees will be planted in McCarthy Park and 50 trees will be planted one Davidson, Hastings, and Godfrey Avenues.
Refreshments will be provided in the morning and afternoon.
RETREE BY THE NUMBERS
7,300 Volunteer Hours
*Based on value of volunteer time and material costs (trees).
NEWS & UPDATES
Additional support: Akron Tree Farms, Bailey Avenue Business Association, Chestnut Ridge Nursery, City of Buffalo Division of Parks and Recreation, Dash’s Market, Home Depot, ReTree WNY, Schichtel’s Nursery, St. Joseph University Parish, St. Joseph Neighborhood Housing Initiative, Top’s Markets, University District Block Club Coalition, Wegmans.