Help plant trees with Friends of Grand Rapids Parks
Friday, Oct. 9: 2-4 p.m. and 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 10: 9-11 a.m., 12-2 p.m. and 3-5 p.m
Register here by 5 p.m. Wednesday!
Friends of GR Parks believes that every person should have equal access to beautiful outdoor spaces and experiences, and is working hard to make this a reality in GR. You can volunteer with them for the Mayor’s Greening Initiative this week. Together with volunteers (in a socially distanced fashion), they are add 400 trees to the Garfield Park neighborhood.
There is a role for you, whatever your skill level or age. Whether you plant a tree, clean tools, run registration or move trees, YOU can make a long-lasting impact in your community by lending a hand!
|TREE PLANTING: Plant 1-2 trees in Garfield Park or surrounding neighborhood during your 2-hour shift. |
SITE LEADER: These key volunteers are assigned a specific area to oversee during the event. This includes greeting volunteers assigned to work in the area, demonstrating tree planting, distributing and collecting tools, and communicating with Friends staff.
CLEAN-UP: Clear registration area, put away tools and supplies, and assist FGRP staff.