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Tree Pruning & Maintenance Class

If you want to learn how to properly care for trees as they grow, attend our Tree Pruning Class! In this class, we discuss the timing of maintenance throughout a… Read More

Tree Planting Class

If you want to learn how to give young trees their best chance, attend our Tree Planting Class! We will meet virtually via Zoom, so be sure to register!  … Read More

Neighborhood Forester Tree Pruning

Update: This project has 10 volunteers committed and is currently full! BUT we are constantly planning more projects. If you don’t see one of interest on our calendar, email claire@friendsofgrparks.org… Read More

Branching Out in Advocacy Class

If you want to affect sustainable change for our community’s parks and trees, join us for our advocacy class, Branching Out! The April 2020 class will be hosted virtually via… Read More

Tree Planting Class

If you want to learn how to give young trees their best chance, attend our Tree Planting Class! We will meet in Friends’ new office at 720 Curve St SW,… Read More

Tree Planting Project: Mini Grant Awards!

Join FGRP to help our neighbors plant trees awarded by this year’s Mini Grants! As part of the Urban Forest Project, we’re on a mission to plant 225 trees throughout the city this fall.

Tree Planting Project

Join FGRP and to help our neighbors in the Eastown Community Association plant trees provided by this year’s mini grant! ***We’ll meet at the intersection of Giddings and Thomas St.***… Read More

Tree Planting Project

Join FGRP and other community members to plant trees in the Grand Rapids area! As part of the Urban Forest Project, we’re on a mission to plant 225 trees throughout the city this fall.

Tree Planting Project

Join FGRP and other community members to plant trees in the East Fulton & Midtown areas! ***We will meet at 753 Atwood St NE.*** As part of the Urban Forest Project,… Read More

Branching Out Advocacy Class

Chaining oneself to a tree definitely makes a point, but there are many other (more effective!) ways to voice concerns and draw attention to local environmental issues. Led by our Urban Forest Coordinator, Lauren Davis, this class aims to empower you to have powerful conversations that produce change.