Pittsburgh Redbud Project - Volunteer

The Pittsburgh Redbud Project will continue this fall with four planting events occurring throughout Pittsburgh. If you would like to join us in planting hundreds of redbud trees, please join us at the events listed below. We hope to see you at one of them!
A redbud tree in bloom.

  • Saturday, October 21 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. – at the North Shore Riverfront Park
  • Saturday, November 4 from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. – at Frank Curto Park
  • Saturday, November 11 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. – along the Three Rivers Heritage Trail, Allegheny River
  • Saturday, November 18 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. – in the West End
To find out more information, please contact Lauren Fike at 412-586-2386 or  trees@paconserve.org. To RSVP for any of these plantings, please register at our planting page. Registration is required. 

Lunch and all planting supplies will be provided. Please wear sturdy shoes and come dressed for the weather – we plant rain or shine!

Tree Sapling Giveaways
We are giving away free redbud tree saplings at each planting event. Look for our table at each meeting location to receive your free tree. Once you get home, you should plant your tree immediately. View tree seed and sapling instructions here.

Other Ways to Get Involved
Please use #PghRedbuds to share your photos and experience from your redbud tree volunteer planting. Or, learn more about other volunteer opportunities and ways to get involved with WPC.

The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy is a nonprofit, tax-exempt charitable organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, and 100% of your donation is tax-deductable as allowed by law.