river restoration

Rapids restoration plan - what's next?

by (WMEAC)

Submitted 05-09-2016 under NONPROFITS

The city of Grand Rapids was named for the Grand River’s once-iconic whitewater rapids, which have been conspicuously absent for decades. Now, plans are trickling forward to restore the Grand River’s whitewater. The idea came about...

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Learning from Olmsted and a Muddy River

by (FriendsofGRParks)

Submitted 09-30-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

As Grand Rapids wades waist deep into the GR Forward planning effort this fall, the opportunities are intensifying for residents to contribute to plans that will define our community for decades. GR Forward is a comprehensive planning...

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