The Buffalo Sabres announced today that they will team up with Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy to plant trees at Riverside Park in Buffalo on Sunday, October 24 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Sabres Paul Gaustad and Mike Weber
will join Buffalo Sabres Green Team volunteers as they plant 50 trees around Riverside Park. The program is the first of many “green” initiatives that the Sabres will implement this season in an effort to make Western New York a better place to live.
Sabres green team members can click here
to register to volunteer for the event. Anyone interested in becoming a Sabres Green Team member can also do so online at www.sabres.com
Volunteers will meet at the Riverside Ice Rink parking lot, located at 2607 Niagara St in Riverside Park at 9 a.m. They are encouraged to wear old clothing and bring work gloves and shovels if they have them. For more information, contact Rich Jureller at 855-4703.
The Sabres Green Team was established in 2007 and is designed to educate, inform and activate Sabres fans who wish to make a difference in their local community.
The Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy (BOPC) is a 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit, independent, community organization that promotes, preserves, restores, enhances and ensures maintenance of Olmsted Parks and Parkways in the greater Buffalo area to guarantee Olmsted park experiences for current and future generations.
Presented by National Fuel’s Conversation Incentive Program and proudly supported by our green partners: Chautauqua Energy, Modern Recycling and Integrys Energy.