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In the Trees Book Club

January 21, 2021 | 5:30 PM | Special Event

Our next Book Club selection is Clemens Arvay’s book, “The Biophilia Effect: A Scientific and Spiritual Exploration of the Healing Bond Between Humans and Nature”. If you’d like to join the discussion, make sure you sign up for our book club so you receive discussion questions and the Zoom link! If you signed up for a previous book club, you are still on our list and will automatically receive all the information needed. — About the Book: The Biophilia Effect…

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Winter Tree ID Class & Hike

January 23, 2021 | 10:00 AM | Classes

If you want to learn how to identify local trees and their unique characteristics, attend our Tree ID Class – this time, in the beautiful snowy Garfield Park! In this class, we review the basics of tree identification and practice our skills outside. We specifically focus on understanding tree terminology, and provide participants with resources to continue learning individually. Face coverings and social distancing are required. Let us know which hike you’ll attend! Please register here. — This course is…

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Live Chat: Advocacy’s Role in Park Restoration

January 28, 2021 | 5:30 PM | Special Event

Join us for a live conversation about how you – the neighbors and friends of GR’s city parks – can be involved in restoring and stewarding these spaces. Our volunteer coordinator Claire will be interviewing Adopt-a-Park volunteer Carl Johnson about his experience advocating for Sundial Park. Sundial Park, Grand Rapids smallest park, is located on the southwest corner of 505 Cherry SE (the Hillmount Apartments). Originally, the symbol of the park was a small statue holding a sundial. The sundial…

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