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We need your help! Please contact your Representatives! We have provided a contact lookup and a script to contact your representative by either email or phone. Lookup and email or… Read More

Real vs. Artificial Christmas Tree: Which is Greener?

Real vs. Artificial Christmas Tree: Which is Greener? This post is adapted from an article originally posted on the NYTimes Website Nothing spreads the holiday spirit more than a vibrant,… Read More

To Help Birds This Winter, Go Easy on Fall Yard Work

To Help Birds This Winter, Go Easy on Fall Yard Work original post by Andy McGlashen There’s a certain satisfaction in autumn chores. When the weather’s right, cleaning gutters, touching up… Read More

Tips for Preparing Trees and Shrubs for Winter

Tips for Preparing Trees and Shrubs for Winter original post from ReLeaf Michigan Michigan winters can be hard on landscaped plants.  Winter burn is one of the most common ways… Read More

How “greening” urban areas could improve our mental health

How “greening” urban areas could improve our mental health original post by Kristin Hunt You might’ve noticed that you feel calmer, even happier, when you’re walking through a lush park… Read More

Fall into the Colors

The weather is getting cooler, people are wearing sweaters, it can only mean one thing… Fall is close! Living in West Michigan can make the transitions of the seasons hard… Read More

It takes a city to build a park

  It Takes a City to Build A Park It only seems fitting that this year, we would also build a brand new park in partnership with KaBoom, Amway Corporation,… Read More

From School to Homes: ICCF to Develop Affordable Housing at Eastern Elementary

From School to Homes: ICCF to Develop Affordable Housing at Eastern Elementary A vacant, ninety-year-old Grand Rapids public school which began its life as a haven for those with physical… Read More

Upcoming Park Improvements

This week Huff Park has its official reopening after it acquired a grant and park millage dollars to bring many major improvements to the park, the most notable is that of… Read More

Buy it where you burn it: A reminder to not move firewood

Summer is here and that means camping and campfire season! Campfires are one of my favorite part of summer. Whether it is cooking my new signature dish: cinnamon rolls in… Read More