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Mayor’s Tree of the Year

Jun 22

Friends of Grand Rapids Parks and the City of Grand Rapids will now be accepting nominations for Mayor’s Tree of the Year via email (, Instagram, or Facebook message. This is an easy way for you to tell the rest of Grand Rapids why a tree in your community is so awesome. INTERESTED IN NOMINATING More

Start: 06/22/2017
End: 06/22/2017

East Hills Tree Planting

Apr 23

WHAT- East Hills Earth Week 2017 Tree Planting WHEN- Sunday, April 23rd 1-4PM WHERE- Meet at Cherry Park 725 Cherry St. SE WHAT TO WEAR? Please dress for the weather and wear closed-toe shoes. Bring gloves if you have them and a water bottle. We work until all the trees are planted, but whatever time you can give is very much More

Start: 04/23/2017
End: 04/23/2017
Venue: Cherry Park
725 Cherry SEGRAND RAPIDS 49503

Citizen Forester: Tree Pruning and Maintenance

Nov 14

Join us for our Tree Pruning and Maintenance class.  Participants will learn the basics of continuing the maintenance of their trees including: basic tree biology, pruning techniques, various tools, mulching, timing of maintenance, and other resources. This class satisfies the tree maintenance and pruning requirements for the FGRP Citizen Forester program. This class will take place on More

Start: 11/14/2016
End: 11/14/2016
Venue: Parks and Recreation Building
201 Market SWGrand Rapids, MI49506United States

Blandford Nature Center Tree Planting

Nov 4
Date: 11/04/2016
Venue: Blandford Nature Center
Phone: 6162887209
1715 Hillburn Ave NWGrand Rapids49504

Mayors Greening Initiative tree planting

Oct 28
Start: 10/28/2016
End: 10/28/2016
Venue: Kick-Off at DeVos Center
Phone: 616-288-7209
303 Monroe Ave NWGrand Rapids , MI49501United States

Planting For Our Future- Early Learning Center Tree Planting

Oct 20
Start: 10/20/2016
End: 10/20/2016
Venue: Early Learning Center
Phone: 6162887209
641 Vries SWGrand Rapids49506

Brewers Grove Tree Planting & Party In Riverside Park!

Oct 14
Start: 10/14/2016
End: 10/14/2016
Venue: Riverside Park
2001 Monroe Ave NEball-field parking lot

Citizen Forester Tree Planting Class

Oct 11
Start: 10/11/2016
End: 10/11/2016
Venue: Cook Library Center
1100 Grandville Ave SWGrand Rapids , MI49507United States

Michigan Streetscape Tree Planting!

Oct 9
Start: 10/09/2016
End: 10/09/2016
Venue: Flat Landers
855 Michigan St NEGrand Rapids, MIUnited States

Ottawa Hills Tree Planting

Oct 5
Date: 10/05/2016
Venue: Ottawa Hills Neighborhood
Phone: 6162887209
Corner of Alexander St.SE & Iroquois Dr.SE, Grand RapidsGrand Rapids 49506