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Lament for 'Kee-no-shay' Creek

by Gail Heffner (gailheffner)

Submitted 02-25-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

Written by Michael Ryskamp and Gail Heffner with research assistance by Kelsey Waterman and Owen Selles   In 1901, botanist Emma Cole published "Grand Rapids Flora," an ambitious endeavor representing years of tromping through natural...

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Building on a firm foundation

by Friends of Grand Rapids Parks (FriendsofGRParks)

Submitted 11-12-2013 under PLACE-MATTERS

During the last few months there has been a lot of discussion about the history, value and funding of parks in Grand Rapids. Last month, The Rapidian featured a three part series “Why Parks Matter” by Michael Tuffelmire where he explored...

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