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Tips for Hiking Park Trails

November 17 is National Hiking Day, so this month we are highlighting hiking on trails in our parks as a way to get outside and connect with nature. So here are… Read More

Gratitude in Partnerships (cont’d)

This is a continuation of an article by community engagement coordinator, abigail bruins, partially published in our fall 2020 print newsletter. As I stood inside the Roosevelt Park Neighborhood Association… Read More

A Flourishing Youth Green Team (cont’d)

This is a continuation of an article by urban forest coordinator, robert cloy, partially published in our fall 2020 print newsletter. The City of Grand Rapids has a goal to… Read More

Protected: Trek Park Trails: Ken-O-Sha Park

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Protected: Trek Park Trails: Richmond Park

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Protected: Trek Park Trails: Aman Park

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2020 Numbers We’re Proud Of

For National Make a Difference Day, we took a moment to reflect on what we’ve accomplished together this year! Want to get involved?? Email us!

Environmental Sustainability with GRPS

GRPS and Friends of Grand Rapids Parks team up to add new green infrastructure to schools across Grand Rapids Volunteers and the Friends of Grand Rapids Parks (Friends) team have… Read More

Awarded Remarkable Grant!

In September, Friends learned that we have been awarded one of the largest grants in our organization’s history from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation! We will receive just under… Read More

Fall Tree Care Tips

As temperatures drop and there is less sunlight, young trees need different care to prepare for the winter months. Here are some tips from our Urban Forest Team: Stop watering: As leaves… Read More