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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

Community Tree Pruning

Join FGRP and other community members to prune trees throughout the city! Email claire@friendsofgrparks.org to sign up! City trees need love and should be pruned every 3 to 5 years,… Read More

Community Tree Pruning: Sullivan Field

Join FGRP and other community members to prune trees throughout the city! Email claire@friendsofgrparks.org to sign up! City trees need love and should be pruned every 3 to 5 years,… Read More

Summer Tree Checklist

summer tree checklist   Have you planted a tree this year?? You are playing a key role in helping our city increase its tree canopy coverage and bring numerous health… Read More

Community Tree Pruning: East Hills

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

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

Spring Tree Checklist

  Now that the temperatures are rising (with the exception of random snow!), it is time to give your young trees a little attention. Trees need specific care for two years… Read More

Tree Pruning Volunteer Project

Join Friends of GR Parks, neighborhood foresters and other volunteers to help prune oak trees in Riverside Park! *We’ll meet at the parking lot at Guild and Monroe* It is… Read More

Tree Pruning Class

In this class, we discuss the timing of maintenance throughout a tree’s life, tools needed, the importance of mulching, and correct pruning techniques.

Community Tree Pruning: East Hills Area

City trees need love and should be pruned every 3 to 5 years; yet most are pruned only every 10 to 12. We hope you will be a part of this high-impact project that not only decreases risks of limb falls, but is also part of our larger initiative (the Urban Forest Project) to increase Grand Rapids’ tree canopy.