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Parks Alive Leaders & Citizen Forester Advocacy Class

September 2, 2015 | Cook Library Center | 6:30 PM | Urban Forest Project Event

Join Rachel and Margaret for our combined Parks Alive Leaders and Citizen Forester class on advocacy called Branching Out: Becoming a Park and Tree Champion! The class begins at 6pm on Wednesday 9/2/15!

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Citizen Forester Tree Pruning and Maintenance Class

September 29, 2015 | Grand Rapids Parks and Recreation Office | 6:00 PM

Join us for our Tree Pruning and Maintenance class.  Participants will learn the basics of continuing the maintenance of their trees including: basic tree biology, pruning techniques, various tools, mulching, timing of maintenance, and other resources. This class satisfies the tree maintenance and pruning requirements for the FGRP Citizen Forester program. This workshop will take place on September 29th, from 6:00 pm – 8 pm at Grand Rapids Parks and Recreation Building. If you are interested in attending this class, please RSVP…

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