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Tree Planting: Ottawa Hills

October 19, 2017 | 3:00 PM | Urban Forest Project Event

What: Ottawa Hills community tree planting! Where: Meet at the corner of Fisk and Iroquois When: Thursday, October 19th from 3pm-7pm Who: Come and join even if you have no experience! This planting will also count towards your Citizen Forester certification. Why: Because trees are an integral part of our health and the health of Grand Rapids.

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pop up painting project: sigsbee park

October 19, 2017 | 5:30 PM

What: A family friendly park painting project. We will be freshening up the United States mural, retaining wall design, hopscotch, and four square courts. No artistic experience needed! When: October 19, 5:30-7:30PM What to Wear: Please dress for the weather and plan to wear clothes that can get dirty and painted. Bring extra paint brushes if you have them. Who: Perfect project for all ages, kid friendly. Weather: This project is contingent on good weather conditions and will be cancelled…

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Tree Planting/Park Party: Brewers Grove – Highland Park

October 20, 2017 | 12:00 PM | Special Event,Urban Forest Project Event

HEY CREW, SAVE THE DATE! This year’s Brewers Grove Tree Planting and Party in the park will be held on Friday, October 20, 2017 12-4PM at Highland Park! Yes, a new location- Highland Park! We’ll be planting over 26 trees together throughout various areas of Highland Park; in the prairie, forest, along paths, the creek and parking lot. The trees we will plant together were selected based on their habitat benefits. This year’s selected trees will help attract more butterflies to Grand Rapids, to compliment…

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Tree Planting: Heritage Hill

October 28, 2017 | 9:30 AM | Urban Forest Project Event

What: We are doing our first mini-grant tree planting in Heritage Hill! Where: We will be meeting at 332 College Ave SE. When: Oct. 28th, 9:30am-12:30pm Who: Come and join even if you have no experience! This planting will also count towards your Citizen Forester certification. Why: Because trees are an integral part of our health and the health of Grand Rapids.

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