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Green Thumb class for Parks Alive Leaders!

September 23, 2015 | Garfield Park | 6:00 PM | Special Event

Join us at the Garfield Park Lodge on Wednesday September 23rd for our inaugural teaching of the Parks Alive Leaders program Green Thumb class!

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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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