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Interested in volunteering? We are always looking for help with research and park history, photography, and administrative support.

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Upcoming Events


Brewers Grove Project

August 29, 2014 | 8:00 AM | Park Volunteer Event,Special Event,Urban Forest Project Event

Tree-Themed Beers from 21 Breweries to support tree planting! Drink Beer, Plant Trees, Cheers! See the map and what’s brewing at:www.brewersgrove.com

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Tree Planting Workshop

September 4, 2014 | City of Grand Rapids Parks and Recreation | 6:30 PM | Urban Forest Project Event

Join Friends of Grand Rapids Parks to cover the basics of tree planting, choosing the right location, and early tree maintenance.

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Green Fire Documentary

October 15, 2014 | 6:00 PM | Urban Forest Project Event

a documentary about the life of famed conservationist Aldo Leopold

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Talking about trees workshop

November 11, 2014 | Grand Rapids Community Foundation | 6:30 PM | Urban Forest Project Event

This class will offer you a perspective on the big picture of ‘Urban Forest Management’ and develop some of the tools on how to effectively converse with your neighbors and City officials about trees and their role in our community.

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