Citizen Forester: Tree Pruning and Maintenance Class set for Feb. 15 at Harmony Hall


By Friends of GR Parks


Join us for our Tree Pruning and Maintenance class. Participants will learn the basics of continuing the maintenance of their trees including: basic tree biology, pruning techniques, various tools, mulching, timing of maintenance, and other resources.


We have a guest speaker this class, Geoffrey Kempter, who literally wrote the book on pruning and maintenance!


This class satisfies the tree maintenance and pruning requirements for the FGRP Citizen Forester program.


This class will take place on in conjunction with the Tree Beer Month release party at Harmony Hall in the first floor bar area.


If you are interested in attending this class, call 616.288.7209 or email Registration is required. Class has a suggested donation of $5, but if this is prohibitive please let us know.



  • Date: Thursday, Feb. 15
  • Time: 6-8 pm
  • Venue: Harmony Hall, 401 Stocking Ave. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504