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After Work Tree Time: Ottawa Hills

September 27, 2017 | Grand Rapids Christian Elementary School | 5:30 PM | Urban Forest Project Event

Join the Urban Forest Project and Citizen Foresters in helping to maintain trees across the City. During this AWTT we will check in with some of the trees we have planted in the Ottawa Hills area to help them stay healthier, so that they need less care and have fewer problems as they mature. This is done by removing hazard, dead or dying limbs and crossing branches. We prune trees to decrease the risk for limb drops and tree falls,…

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Tree Planting: Union Oaks

October 7, 2017 | Unnamed Venue | 9:00 AM | Urban Forest Project Event

What: Union Oaks community tree planting! Where: Meet at the boulevard in front of 1732 Union St SE When: Saturday, October 7th from 9am-12pm 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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Tree Planting: Ottawa Hills

October 19, 2017 | Corner of Mackinaw and Iroquois | 3:00 PM | Urban Forest Project Event

What: Ottawa Hills community tree planting! Where: Meet at the corner of Mackinaw 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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Tree Planting/Park Party: Brewers Grove – Highland Park

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

What: We are changing it up this year and hosting our Brewers Grove planting in Highland Park! Where: Highland Park,  parking off of Lloyd Peterson Road Time: 12:00pm-4:00pm After party celebration at Creston Brewing until 6pm! When: Friday, October 20th 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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