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Check out our upcoming events and get involved!
Interested in volunteering? We are always looking for help with research and park history, photography, and administrative support.
Join FGRP and the Beer City Brewers Guild for a tree beer feature event at Downtown Grand Rapids’ oldest craft brewery B.O.B.’s Brewery!Find out more »
Join FGRP at Books & Mortar for a book signing and Q&A from author Jill Jonnes.Find out more »
Join FGRP and the Grand Rapids Public Library for a guest lecture from historian, tree lover, and author Jill Jonnes.Find out more »
Join us for our first PAL class of the spring featuring guest teacher Kate Meyer!Find out more »
Join us for our Citizen Forester: Tree Pruning and Maintenance class and outdoor field session on Thursday, March 16th, from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm at the Grand Rapids Christian Schools building.Find out more »
Join FGRP, Blandford Nature Center, and the East Hills Council of Neighbors for some family fun tree and bird focused activities.Find out more »
Learn all about park design in this free Parks Alive Leaders class! The class is taught by local landscape architect Matt Heidloff and the building is LED certified and offers an exciting glimpse into the world of park design!Find out more »
Join FGRP for its spring Green Thumb class and learn all about proper gardening techniques, plant types, and park beautification efforts in Grand Rapids in this free Parks Alive Leaders class.Find out more »