MAY 25 - 31, 2020
the birdhouse project
a virtual auction of specialty birdhouses painted by our neighbors to benefit gr parks & trees. Place your bid!
browse our birdhouses
Friends provided ten Grand Rapids artists and community leaders with a tiny wooden birdhouse, with the challenge to transform it into a work of art – for indoor or outdoor use!
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Our mission is to empower people to cultivate vibrant parks, trees, and green spaces in the Grand Rapids community.
Our vision is thriving parks and a sustainable urban forest that actively supports our community’s economic, environmental, and cultural health.
Friends organizes events and volunteer projects to increase stewardship of our city parks and bring neighbors together to enjoy our green spaces. Join us!