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Identify urban trees at Blanford

A Citizen Forester workshop on tree identification will be held at Blanford Nature Center through Friends of Grand Rapids Parks.
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Our urban forest at a glance


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 guidance of the Urban Forester. The class fulfills a requirement in a series of workshops for anyone interested in becoming a Citizen Forester through the Urban Forest Project.   

The workshop is free of charge to current members of Friends of GR Parks, and $5 for non-members. Anyone interested in participating is asked to RSVP to Lee Mueller at [email protected] of 616-389-4687. 

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