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Edible Tree Walk at Garfield Park

September 24, 2014 | Garfield Park | 6:00 PM | Urban Forest Project Event

Friends of Grand Rapids Parks is proud to announce a tour of the beautiful trees of Garfield Park with Citizen Forester Laura Casaletto on Wednesday evening, September 24th.

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Pleasant Park Tree Planting: Day One

October 7, 2014 | Pleasant Park | 4:30 PM | Park Volunteer Event

On October 7th, join friends and neighbors to plant 37 trees in Pleasant Park. FGRP provides the tools, trees, and training.

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Pleasant Park Tree Planting: Day Two

October 8, 2014 | Pleasant Park | 1:00 PM | Urban Forest Project Event

On October 8th at 1pm, join friends and neighbors to plant new trees in Pleasant Park.

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Tree Planting with SWAN and JBAN

October 11, 2014 | Unnamed Venue | 9:00 AM | Urban Forest Project Event

On October 11th, join friends and neighbors to plant 15 new trees at in the Southwest Area Neighbors/John Ball Area Neighbors area.

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Tree Planting on Crescent NE with Midtown

October 14, 2014 | Corner of Crescent NE and Alfred NE | 4:30 PM | Urban Forest Project Event

On October 14th at 4:30pm, join friends and neighbors to plant new trees on Crescent in Midtown.

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Baxter Tree Planting

October 14, 2014 | Unnamed Venue | 4:30 PM | Urban Forest Project Event

Join us at 4:30pm on October 14th at 718 Sherman SE to plant new trees on Sherman in Baxter!

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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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Riverside Park Tree Planting: Day One

October 24, 2014 | Riverside Park | 10:00 AM | Urban Forest Project Event

On October 24th and 25th, Friends, Grand Rapids area breweries, West Michigan Environmental Action Council, and local volunteers will plant between 50 and 80 trees in Riverside Park. Join us at 10am on October 24th and come help out!

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Riverside Park Tree Planting: Day Two

October 25, 2014 | Riverside Park | 9:00 AM | Urban Forest Project Event

Join us at 9am on October 25th at the ball-field parking lot to plant trees in beautiful Riverside Park!

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Lincoln Park Tree Planting

October 29, 2014 | Lincoln Park | 4:30 PM | Urban Forest Project Event

Join friends and neighbors at 4:30pm on October 29th at Lincoln Park to plant 15 new trees!

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