urban forest project

East Hills urban canopy grows with 100 new trees

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 12-22-2015 under NEWS

The East Hills’ urban forest got a boost last week when the City of Grand Rapids planted 100 new trees in the area. The East Hills Council of Neighbors continues to work on their urban forest plan with the City of Grand Rapids.   “...

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Tree Talk

by (grpl)

Submitted 05-14-2015 under

Tree Talk is an introduction to the significance of urban forests and has a goal to encourage everyone to get out and enjoy the trees in our community. This event will begin with a brief presentation on the Friends of Grand Rapids Parks' Urban...

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Planting party to celebrate the breweries of beer city

by (Molly Heinhuis)

Submitted 10-15-2013 under NEWS

This past summer, Grand Rapids' breweries created and sold their own versions of a tree-inspired craft beer. All 18 breweries sold their tree-inspired beer in order to support the Grand Rapids Urban Forest Project and Friends of Grand Rapids...

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Identify urban trees at Blanford

by (benwilkoliver)

Submitted 06-04-2013 under NEWS

Friends of Grand Rapids Parks is offering a workshop on tree identification at Blanford Nature Center on June 12, from 6-9 p.m. Participants will learn how to recognize and classify common trees and will practice their skills outside under the...

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