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4th Annual Mayor’s Greening Initiative

The Mayor’s Greening Initiative is a partnership with the Mayor’s office, Friends of Grand Rapids Parks, and the City’s Forestry Department as a way to engage the entire community in… Read More

Mayor’s Greening Initiative Tree Giveaway

As part of our Mayor’s Greening Initiative, we will be giving away 100 free trees to Grand Rapids residents at Roosevelt Park on Arbor Day (April 26th) from 6-7pm. No… Read More

Mayor’s Greening Initiative Community Tree Planting

volunteer Join the Mayor’s Greening Initiative and volunteer at the tree planting on Saturday 28th!  Never planted a tree before?  No problem!  Our team will give you step by step… Read More

celebrating the inaugural Mayor’s Greening planting!

Following the annual Mayor’s Tree of Year event, Friends of Grand Rapids Parks met with Mayor Bliss to collaborate on new ways to meet the City’s 40% tree canopy goal…. Read More

Join FGRP for our biggest tree planting yet!

As fall sweeps through Michigan it’s almost impossible to ignore our state’s great trees. The crisp air, apple cider, and cozy evenings pale in comparison to the beauty of our… Read More

Join us for our biggest fall tree planting yet!

As fall sweeps through Michigan it’s almost impossible to ignore our state’s great trees. The crisp air, apple cider, and cozy evenings pale in comparison to the beauty of our… Read More