Nov. 30

Trek Park Trails

Join us at Richmond Park to explore park trails and raise funds for Friends' work on Giving Tuesday

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We're Growing Grand Rapids'

Tree Canopy

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we believe that

you belong out here

Grand Rapids has 76 amazing parks - there is space for everyone!

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empowering people to cultivate
vibrant parks, trees & green spaces

trees being planted in 2021
volunteer hours in 2021
youth employed in 2021
trees watered in 2021


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