Photos

High Park Avenue planting
High Park Avenue planting
Teddy Roosevelt's Sagamore Hill Estate Red Oak planted by Re-Tree WNY at Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural site, downtown Buffalo
Teddy Roosevelt's Sagamore Hill Estate Red Oak planted by Re-Tree WNY at Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural site, downtown Buffalo
Re-Tree WNY and the Buffalo Bisons go green on May 15, 2008 at the Ballpark
Re-Tree WNY and the Buffalo Bisons go green on May 15, 2008 at the Ballpark
Buffalo Bisons vs. Pawtucket on a picture perfect Buffalo Day
Buffalo Bisons vs. Pawtucket on a picture perfect Buffalo Day
A couple of Bisons fan walk out with their tree seedlings after the May 15th game at the Ballpark
A couple of Bisons fan walk out with their tree seedlings after the May 15th game at the Ballpark
Re-Tree WNY at the Irish Center for St. Patrick's weekend. Re-Tree is working with volunteers there to replant in the Abbott Road area
Re-Tree WNY at the Irish Center for St. Patrick's weekend. Re-Tree is working with volunteers there to replant in the Abbott Road area
Re-Tree WNY and volunteers at Franczyk Park in November, 2011
Re-Tree WNY and volunteers at Franczyk Park in November, 2011
Re-Tree WNY booth at 2008 Plantasia at the International Agri-Center in Hamburg
Re-Tree WNY booth at 2008 Plantasia at the International Agri-Center in Hamburg
Trees planted along William near Ogden Street by Re-Tree WNY and AmeriCorps in April, 2008
Trees planted along William near Ogden Street by Re-Tree WNY and AmeriCorps in April, 2008
Paul Maurer substitutes for Congressman Brian Higgins at Clover Bank (Hamburg) School on Arbor Day
Paul Maurer substitutes for Congressman Brian Higgins at Clover Bank (Hamburg) School on Arbor Day
National Arbor Day gives Re-Tree WNY and the City of Buffalo the 2008 Project Award in Nebraska
National Arbor Day gives Re-Tree WNY and the City of Buffalo the 2008 Project Award in Nebraska
Shane Daley of Buffalo Olmsted trains crew leaders at Delaware Park training on April 18, 2009
Shane Daley of Buffalo Olmsted trains crew leaders at Delaware Park training on April 18, 2009
Buffalo block club leaders learn bare-root tree planting in Delaware Park
Buffalo block club leaders learn bare-root tree planting in Delaware Park
Trainees listen closely as Art Traver describes the bare-root tree planting process
Trainees listen closely as Art Traver describes the bare-root tree planting process
Trees at the Junior League Decorator's Showcase in April/May 2009 were planted by Re-Tree WNY crew (l to r) Shane Daley, Paul Maurer, Art Traver, and Tim Finnell
Trees at the Junior League Decorator's Showcase in April/May 2009 were planted by Re-Tree WNY crew (l to r) Shane Daley, Paul Maurer, Art Traver, and Tim Finnell
West Herr Toyota exhibited their great gas mileage hybrid vehicles at the 3rd Buffalo Enviro-Fair
West Herr Toyota exhibited their great gas mileage hybrid vehicles at the 3rd Buffalo Enviro-Fair
EC Legislator Michele Iannello (w/ shovel) joins Grand Island Supervisor Pete McMahon and Girl Scout Suzanne Eisenberger for Suzanne's project planting trees at nine state parks including this one at Beaver Island on April 25, 2009
EC Legislator Michele Iannello (w/ shovel) joins Grand Island Supervisor Pete McMahon and Girl Scout Suzanne Eisenberger for Suzanne's project planting trees at nine state parks including this one at Beaver Island on April 25, 2009
Lake Shore Savings Bank opened their new Snyder Branch location on April 11, 2013 and their executives presented a check for $5,000 to Re-Tree WNY
Lake Shore Savings Bank opened their new Snyder Branch location on April 11, 2013 and their executives presented a check for $5,000 to Re-Tree WNY
Dave from Dore Lanscaping instructs Re-Tree WNY how to dip bare root trees in hydrogel prior to bagging at Buffalo Central Terminal Site, April, 2013
Dave from Dore Lanscaping instructs Re-Tree WNY how to dip bare root trees in hydrogel prior to bagging at Buffalo Central Terminal Site, April, 2013
Some of the more than 700 trees prior to dipping & bagging process on April 10, 2013 at Buffalo Central Terminal prep and storage site
Some of the more than 700 trees prior to dipping & bagging process on April 10, 2013 at Buffalo Central Terminal prep and storage site
Justin Booth trains just prior to planting at Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus signature planting, Spring, 2013
Justin Booth trains just prior to planting at Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus signature planting, Spring, 2013
WGRZ-TV's Kelly Dudzik interviews Amherst HS Lacrosse player following 68 trees planted on April 13, 2013 in BNMC area
WGRZ-TV's Kelly Dudzik interviews Amherst HS Lacrosse player following 68 trees planted on April 13, 2013 in BNMC area
Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority volunteers spruce up Buffalo's Old First Ward on April 20, 2013 - 160 new trees adorn the streets in that area!
Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority volunteers spruce up Buffalo's Old First Ward on April 20, 2013 - 160 new trees adorn the streets in that area!
Some of the new trees planted by volunteers on April 20, 2013 on O'Connell Street in Buffalo's Old First Ward
Some of the new trees planted by volunteers on April 20, 2013 on O'Connell Street in Buffalo's Old First Ward
7th Annual Buffalo Enviro-Fair has record crowds for the April 26, 2013 in Niagara Square
7th Annual Buffalo Enviro-Fair has record crowds for the April 26, 2013 in Niagara Square
Sponsor of the Buffalo Enviro-Fair, NY Senator Mark Grisanti, interacts with one of over 20 exhibitors at the Fair
Sponsor of the Buffalo Enviro-Fair, NY Senator Mark Grisanti, interacts with one of over 20 exhibitors at the Fair
"Senator Mark" pitches right in to plant a tree with Buffalo Public Works Commissioner Steve Stepniak and Deputy Commissioner Andy Rabb near City Hall
"Senator Mark" pitches right in to plant a tree with Buffalo Public Works Commissioner Steve Stepniak and Deputy Commissioner Andy Rabb near City Hall
Amherst Highway workers volunteer to distribute trees for 18 suburbs
Amherst Highway workers volunteer to distribute trees for 18 suburbs
Buffalo Jills wear their "Olmsted Green" at the Rally
Buffalo Jills wear their "Olmsted Green" at the Rally
Olmsted Chairman David Colligan leads the rally cheer
Olmsted Chairman David Colligan leads the rally cheer
November '08 planting on Massachusetts Ave. in Buffalo
November '08 planting on Massachusetts Ave. in Buffalo
Re-Tree WNY volunteers tackle Old First Ward of Buffalo's Mackinaw Street with 15 trees on a snowy November 30th. The Old Skool Crew was a great help, once again!
Re-Tree WNY volunteers tackle Old First Ward of Buffalo's Mackinaw Street with 15 trees on a snowy November 30th. The Old Skool Crew was a great help, once again!
Re-Tree WNY joined the national convention of the North American Association of Environmental Educators (NAAEE) in planting 11 trees in downtown Buffalo on October 1, 2010
Re-Tree WNY joined the national convention of the North American Association of Environmental Educators (NAAEE) in planting 11 trees in downtown Buffalo on October 1, 2010
The trees were planted to neutralize the estmated 73 pounds of carbon that the convention of 1,000 gives off via their energy usage. The NAEE also donated $2,500 to Re-Tree
The trees were planted to neutralize the estmated 73 pounds of carbon that the convention of 1,000 gives off via their energy usage. The NAEE also donated $2,500 to Re-Tree
Ed Dore (right, holding microphone) trains Re-Tree WNY at Amherst Community Planting - Daemen College on October 26, 2013
Ed Dore (right, holding microphone) trains Re-Tree WNY at Amherst Community Planting - Daemen College on October 26, 2013
East Side's Norm Skulski with Lt. Col. Matt Urban plaque
East Side's Norm Skulski with Lt. Col. Matt Urban plaque
Volunteers lead by Olmsted's Shane Daley (third from left) admire tree they planted on Bennett Village in Buffalo
Volunteers lead by Olmsted's Shane Daley (third from left) admire tree they planted on Bennett Village in Buffalo
Forest Lawn November 2, 2013 - some of the volunteers with shovel at ready on their way to plant hundreds of trees
Forest Lawn November 2, 2013 - some of the volunteers with shovel at ready on their way to plant hundreds of trees
some of the 150 volunteers - RE-Tree WNY at Forest Lawn - November 9, 2013
some of the 150 volunteers - RE-Tree WNY at Forest Lawn - November 9, 2013
Re-Tree shirts and tote bags were sold to benefit our charity at the 5th Annual Buffalo Enviro-Fair on April 21, 2011
Re-Tree shirts and tote bags were sold to benefit our charity at the 5th Annual Buffalo Enviro-Fair on April 21, 2011
President Bill Robbins of Lockport's RiubberForm Recycled Products shows off his company's environmentally-friendly products at Buffalo Enviro-Fair
President Bill Robbins of Lockport's RiubberForm Recycled Products shows off his company's environmentally-friendly products at Buffalo Enviro-Fair
Buffalo Public Works Commissioner Steve Stepniak and Andy Rabb help Re-Tree plant a tree next to City Hall during the 5th Annual Buffalo Enviro-Fair
Buffalo Public Works Commissioner Steve Stepniak and Andy Rabb help Re-Tree plant a tree next to City Hall during the 5th Annual Buffalo Enviro-Fair
University of Buffalo student volunteers pose before a tree they planted on Arundel Street in Buffalo with Re-Tree on Saturday, April 23, 2011
University of Buffalo student volunteers pose before a tree they planted on Arundel Street in Buffalo with Re-Tree on Saturday, April 23, 2011
The plaque to be placed at the base of the tree at the Central Wharf (photo courtesy of Joe Cascio) honors Tim Russert on what would be his 59th birthday on May 7, 2009
The plaque to be placed at the base of the tree at the Central Wharf (photo courtesy of Joe Cascio) honors Tim Russert on what would be his 59th birthday on May 7, 2009
Re-Tree WNY & Gerdau Ameristeel Volunteers planting in November, 2011
Re-Tree WNY & Gerdau Ameristeel Volunteers planting in November, 2011
Heart of the City block club gets ready to hit the neighborhood with their trees
Heart of the City block club gets ready to hit the neighborhood with their trees
Even some "little" Re-Tree-ers get to be part of the action
Even some "little" Re-Tree-ers get to be part of the action
Trees at Schiller Park in November, 2011
Trees at Schiller Park in November, 2011
Trees were unloaded and sorted at Amherst Highway Department for the WNY suburbs
Trees were unloaded and sorted at Amherst Highway Department for the WNY suburbs
Congressman Brian Higgins pitches in with some UB Students at Squaw Island planting
Congressman Brian Higgins pitches in with some UB Students at Squaw Island planting
Town of Tonawanda ceremonial planting with donors from Verizon
Town of Tonawanda ceremonial planting with donors from Verizon
Some hearty Squaw Island planters brave the November, 2007 cold
Some hearty Squaw Island planters brave the November, 2007 cold
Re-Tree WNY planted 500 trees on Squaw Island along the Niagara River in November, 2007
Re-Tree WNY planted 500 trees on Squaw Island along the Niagara River in November, 2007
Licensed Arborist Sam Berg (in red cap) from Haskell's Tree Service helps unload trees with Gerdau Ameristeel employee volunteers on May 1, 2010
Licensed Arborist Sam Berg (in red cap) from Haskell's Tree Service helps unload trees with Gerdau Ameristeel employee volunteers on May 1, 2010
Father Thaddeus "Ted" Bocianowski blessing trees at St. Adalbert Basilica area planting in Buffalo on May 1, 2010
Father Thaddeus "Ted" Bocianowski blessing trees at St. Adalbert Basilica area planting in Buffalo on May 1, 2010
Comic Rob Lederman works the room at Leaves & Laughs on August 21, 2009
Comic Rob Lederman works the room at Leaves & Laughs on August 21, 2009
Re-Tree WNY at Elmwood Village Arts Festival in August, 2007
Re-Tree WNY at Elmwood Village Arts Festival in August, 2007
WNY Youth Bureau AmeriCorps distributes tree seedlings at Buffalo Enviro-Fair
WNY Youth Bureau AmeriCorps distributes tree seedlings at Buffalo Enviro-Fair
Third Annual Buffalo Enviro-Fair in front of City Hall on April 24, 2009 (Arbor Day)
Third Annual Buffalo Enviro-Fair in front of City Hall on April 24, 2009 (Arbor Day)
Re-Tree Board member Art Traver captains the planting of 100 trees around the site of ABC-TV's Extreme Makeover Home Edition which descended on Massachusetts Ave. on Buffalo's west side in November, 2009.
Re-Tree Board member Art Traver captains the planting of 100 trees around the site of ABC-TV's Extreme Makeover Home Edition which descended on Massachusetts Ave. on Buffalo's west side in November, 2009.
Re-Tree WNY booth at America's Fair, August, 2007
Re-Tree WNY booth at America's Fair, August, 2007
Al Gore at UB on Arbor Day (4/27/07) with Re-Tree WNY trees donated by RPM Eco Systems
Al Gore at UB on Arbor Day (4/27/07) with Re-Tree WNY trees donated by RPM Eco Systems
Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton and Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown at City Honors School Presidential Tree planting June 18, 2007
Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton and Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown at City Honors School Presidential Tree planting June 18, 2007
Co-Chairman Paul Maurer addresses City Honors school before planting FDR and Eleanor Roosevelt trees
Co-Chairman Paul Maurer addresses City Honors school before planting FDR and Eleanor Roosevelt trees
Mayor Byron Brown gets Re-Tree WNY volunteer shirt from Co-Chairman Paul Maurer
Mayor Byron Brown gets Re-Tree WNY volunteer shirt from Co-Chairman Paul Maurer
Senator Clinton admires her honorary Re-Tree-er shirt
Senator Clinton admires her honorary Re-Tree-er shirt
Co-Chairman David Colligan helps Senator Clinton plant
Co-Chairman David Colligan helps Senator Clinton plant
Planting Eleanor Roosevelt Tree
Planting Eleanor Roosevelt Tree
Answering reporters questions on her "Green Jobs" sponsored bill
Answering reporters questions on her "Green Jobs" sponsored bill
Senator Clinton signs a special Re-Tree WNY shovel
Senator Clinton signs a special Re-Tree WNY shovel
Dean Jewett of forest Lawn with Fisher-Price trainees 10-2012
Dean Jewett of forest Lawn with Fisher-Price trainees 10-2012
Re-Tree WNY's Justin Booth stakes another tree in Buffalo during Fall, 2009 planting.
Re-Tree WNY's Justin Booth stakes another tree in Buffalo during Fall, 2009 planting.
First Ward Buffalo Nov 10, 2012 -Loading trucks in Buffalo - Art Traver and Paul Maurer
First Ward Buffalo Nov 10, 2012 -Loading trucks in Buffalo - Art Traver and Paul Maurer
Load of trees bound for Buffalo leave Select Tree Farm - November, 2012
Load of trees bound for Buffalo leave Select Tree Farm - November, 2012
Matt & Art train at Forest Lawn
Matt & Art train at Forest Lawn
Congressman Brian Higgins helps Re-Tree crew plant on West Utica street on Buffalo's West Side, November, 2008
Congressman Brian Higgins helps Re-Tree crew plant on West Utica street on Buffalo's West Side, November, 2008
Re-Tree WNY tree planting training in Old First Ward area of Buffalo - November 10, 2012
Re-Tree WNY tree planting training in Old First Ward area of Buffalo - November 10, 2012
Artist Todd Overturf unveiled his special shirt at the Festival, made all organically that he is now selling to benefit Re-Tree WNY
Artist Todd Overturf unveiled his special shirt at the Festival, made all organically that he is now selling to benefit Re-Tree WNY
Park School Training April 18, 2009 being led by Art Traver and sponsored by National Grid
Park School Training April 18, 2009 being led by Art Traver and sponsored by National Grid
Trees planted along Memorial Drive in shadow of Buffalo's historic Central Terminal
Trees planted along Memorial Drive in shadow of Buffalo's historic Central Terminal
Trees along roadway in Clarence's Memorial Park
Trees along roadway in Clarence's Memorial Park
Boy Scout Chris Andzel poses proudly with Paul Maurer at Memorial Park Clarence planting site
Boy Scout Chris Andzel poses proudly with Paul Maurer at Memorial Park Clarence planting site
The Park School, site of week #1 fall tree planting training
The Park School, site of week #1 fall tree planting training
Re-Tree WNY's Tim Finnell preps the 40 trainees at the Park School
Re-Tree WNY's Tim Finnell preps the 40 trainees at the Park School
Olmsted Conservancy trainer Jeff Brett gives tree planting overview at Delaware Park training site
Olmsted Conservancy trainer Jeff Brett gives tree planting overview at Delaware Park training site
Re-Tree WNY crew leaders get their training
Re-Tree WNY crew leaders get their training
A succesful week #1 of training for the 60 people at our Delaware Park site
A succesful week #1 of training for the 60 people at our Delaware Park site
Matt Quirey of Forest Lawn trains Fisher-Price volunteers 10-2012
Matt Quirey of Forest Lawn trains Fisher-Price volunteers 10-2012
Re-Tree WNY crew with "Re-Tree green" shovels prepare the first tree planting on Arbor Day
Re-Tree WNY crew with "Re-Tree green" shovels prepare the first tree planting on Arbor Day
The American Elm prepared to take root at LaSalle Park in Buffalo
The American Elm prepared to take root at LaSalle Park in Buffalo
Straightening up the Elm
Straightening up the Elm
The Sabres' Larry Quinn and Paul Gaustad present a check to Re-Tree WNY co-chairmen David Colligan and Paul Maurer
The Sabres' Larry Quinn and Paul Gaustad present a check to Re-Tree WNY co-chairmen David Colligan and Paul Maurer
Paul Gaustad signs a special "Sabres Shovel"
Paul Gaustad signs a special "Sabres Shovel"
Paul Gaustad watches David prep a tree
Paul Gaustad watches David prep a tree
Home Depot manager John Redman gives out free CFL lightbulbs at UB Enviro Fair
Home Depot manager John Redman gives out free CFL lightbulbs at UB Enviro Fair
Fruit Belt, downtown Buffalo planting
Fruit Belt, downtown Buffalo planting
Dartmouth Ave. planting
Dartmouth Ave. planting
LeBrun, Amherst planting
LeBrun, Amherst planting
Planting in front of Davidson Ave. at Bailey, St. Augustine School
Planting in front of Davidson Ave. at Bailey, St. Augustine School
The Re-Tree WNY & UB Green sponsored Enviro Fair at UB
The Re-Tree WNY & UB Green sponsored Enviro Fair at UB
Sabres' Larry Quinn & Mike Gilbert at the Fruit Belt planting
Sabres' Larry Quinn & Mike Gilbert at the Fruit Belt planting
Paul Gaustad and fans
Paul Gaustad and fans
Tim Russert tree being planted by (l to r) Laura Monte, Mayor Brown, Paul Maurer, Kathy Russert-Hughes, David Colligan, and Michele Iannello (Photo courtesy of Joe Cascio)
Tim Russert tree being planted by (l to r) Laura Monte, Mayor Brown, Paul Maurer, Kathy Russert-Hughes, David Colligan, and Michele Iannello (Photo courtesy of Joe Cascio)
South Park students donated $600 and spurred an additional $1,000 that was donated by former School 64 teacher Juris Smiltens
South Park students donated $600 and spurred an additional $1,000 that was donated by former School 64 teacher Juris Smiltens
South Park High School students including Casey Zangara and teacher Adam Hovey plant cherry tree in their courtyard
South Park High School students including Casey Zangara and teacher Adam Hovey plant cherry tree in their courtyard
Re-Tree WNY joins Buffalo's South Park High School students in November, 2009 to plant trees at Cazenovia Creek area that they raised funds for. Councilman Michael Kearns poses with the group.
Re-Tree WNY joins Buffalo's South Park High School students in November, 2009 to plant trees at Cazenovia Creek area that they raised funds for. Councilman Michael Kearns poses with the group.
State Senator Antoine Thompson plants a tree with WNY AmeriCorps in Niagara Square during Buffalo Enviro-Fair
State Senator Antoine Thompson plants a tree with WNY AmeriCorps in Niagara Square during Buffalo Enviro-Fair
Senator Thompson announces $50-$75,000 grant to Re-Tree WNY for fall 2009 planting
Senator Thompson announces $50-$75,000 grant to Re-Tree WNY for fall 2009 planting
Art Traver of Re-Tree trains volunteers at Forest Lawn 10-2012
Art Traver of Re-Tree trains volunteers at Forest Lawn 10-2012
Josh Smith trains west side children from the Booth Family as Re-Tree WNY tree farm takes shape on 14th Street in Buffalo on April 25, 2009 (Photo by Charles Lewis, The Buffalo News)
Josh Smith trains west side children from the Booth Family as Re-Tree WNY tree farm takes shape on 14th Street in Buffalo on April 25, 2009 (Photo by Charles Lewis, The Buffalo News)
The Re-Tree booth at The 2008 National Buffalo Wingfest at Dunn Tire Park
The Re-Tree booth at The 2008 National Buffalo Wingfest at Dunn Tire Park
Re-Tree WNY at the National Buffalo Wingfest on August 30-31, 2008
Re-Tree WNY at the National Buffalo Wingfest on August 30-31, 2008