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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.
Bring friends, grab a Founder’s beer, and learn more about what outdoor biking and hiking trail opportunities are available in the beautiful State of Michigan.Find out more »
Join the Grand Rapids Urban Forest Project for a guest lecture that will teach you about the Grand Rapids Street Tree Inventory and also give you an opportunity to meet with one of the foresters who is leading the project.Find out more »
Join us for our Citizen Forester: Tree Maintenance and Pruning Class and learn the basics of continuing the maintenance of their trees.Find out more »
Not everyone understands the values that trees and parks offer to our community. As neighborhood tree representatives and parks alive leaders, you have one of the most powerful opportunities to convince your neighbors of the importance of trees and parks in our community. This class will offer you a perspective on the big picture of ‘Urban Forest Management’ and “Championing” your community park! The class will help to develop specific tools on how to effectively converse with your neighbors and City…Find out more »