Tree Canopy

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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Cleaning up after the storm: an interview with East Hills' Rachel Lee

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 08-23-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

Rachel Lee, Director of the East Hills Council of Neighbors started livestreaming a video on Facebook as soon as the tornado and storms had passed her area on Saturday, August 20, 2016, sharing news and warnings with her community as soon as she...

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Eastown's annual Picnic in the Park to plant 15 new trees

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 05-05-2015 under NEWS

The Eastown Community Association (ECA) is hosting its annual Picnic in the Park on Saturday, May 9 at Sigsbee Park. This year, they are starting off the day by partnering with Friends of Grand Rapids Parks to plant 15 trees...

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Thomas Street Neighborhood Garden plans orchard with Friends of GR Parks grant

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 03-24-2015 under NEWS

Grand Rapids will be increasing its tree count to the delight of both neighbors on Thomas Street and those at Friends of Grand Rapids Parks working to see the city's tree canopy grow. The new Thomas Street Community Garden is receiving six fruit...

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Urban Forest Project to host community tree planting event at Dickinson Buffer Park

by (jwiegand08)

Submitted 04-08-2014 under NEWS

On Saturday, April 12 from 9:00 a.m. to 1 p.m. the Urban Forest Project will hold a community tree planting event at Dickinson Buffer Park. The event is open to the public with all necessary tools, trees and training provided by Friends of Grand...

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Brewery Vivant, Friends of Grand Rapids Parks add to tree canopy

by (mariah_kat)

Submitted 10-01-2013 under NEWS

Last Fall, Brewery Vivant teamed up with Friends of Grand Rapids Park (FOGRP) to plant trees at Highland Park. To build on their already established relationship, the groups paired up again this past Sunday to plant 10 trees at Congress Park. The...

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