arbor day

Community updates: Thursday, Sept. 24

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 09-24-2020 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Public Library reopening in Oct. with limited services The Grand Rapids Public Library (GRPL) is reopening all eight of its branches on Oct. 12 with limited services, it announced Wednesday. The library’s branches closed in March...

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Three hundred trees to be planted during Mayor's Greening Initiative on April 28

by (dylangrosser)

Submitted 04-06-2018 under NEWS

Friends of Grand Rapids Parks is gearing up for its third annual tree planting event called the “Mayor’s Greening Initiative.” Three hundred trees will be planted across a three-mile area on the city's West Side, in celebration...

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Celebrating Arbor Day, the Urban Forest Project plants 150 trees in Mulick Park

by (FriendsofGRParks)

Submitted 04-26-2016 under NEWS

In Michigan we know that our forests and trees are beautiful and special, but you might not know that the founder of Arbor Day, which is a legal United States holiday and is celebrated this year on Friday, April 29, spent the majority of his most...

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Arbor Day roots extend to Michigan

by (FriendsofGRParks)

Submitted 04-21-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

In 2013, Friends of GR Parks was awarded the Excellence in Urban Forestry Award from the Arbor Day Foundation for the Grand Rapids Urban Forest Project. Celebrating Arbor Day in Grand Rapids is a great way to bring people back to why...

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Friends of Grand Rapids Parks to receive National Arbor Day Foundation Award

by (FriendsofGRParks)

Submitted 04-22-2013 under NONPROFITS

Friends of Grand Rapids Parks is the recipient of a 2013 Arbor Day Award in honor of its outstanding contribution to tree planting, conservation and stewardship, the Arbor Day Foundation announced today. Friends of Grand Rapids Parks will receive...

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