Little Prairie in the Big City

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 09-13-2013 under NONPROFITS

“We are looking forward to showcasing the amazing benefits of the Little Prairie in the Big City,” said Sister Lucille Janowiak, coordinator of the Prairie Committee on the Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids  campus.  “This...

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Harvard leader in urban planning, waterfront restoration to share keys to success

by (Holly)

Submitted 07-30-2013 under PLACE-MATTERS

Alex Krieger, known for his expertise and experience in the areas of urban planning and waterfront restoration and author of Remaking the Urban Waterfront, will be visiting Grand Rapids this Thursday for the Downtown Speaker Series "Growth...

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What the Flood of 2013 tells us about the importance of a healthy urban forest

by (FriendsofGRParks)

Submitted 07-01-2013 under NONPROFITS

Trees are often associated with nature; the woods, the forest, or perhaps a national park. But trees are also an important part of our urban landscape. Walk down any City street or enjoy some time in a park, and you’ll recognize the numerous...

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