11-10-2018 History & Nature Walk

Oct 21, 2018 by

Join us for a late fall history and nature walk in Glen Providence Park! We’ll follow part of the self-guided route from the...

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1941 Trail Plantings!

Oct 12, 2018 by

For our 8th National Public Lands Day on Saturday, October 6, we installed wildlife habitat plantings along the 1941 Trail in Glen...

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Photo Tribute to the Grand White Oak

Oct 4, 2018 by

As we prepare for our annual fall tree planting this weekend, we are thinking of the loss this spring of the iconic White Oak on the...

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10-6-2018 National Public Lands Day: plantings & cleanu...

Sep 27, 2018 by

For National Public Lands Day*, the Friends of Glen Providence Park will again plant native trees and shrubs in the...

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Canopy Tree Plantings for Earth Day!

Apr 20, 2018 by

In honor of Earth Day, community volunteers, elementary school students, and local government officials worked together to plant...

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11-4-2017 Fall Tree Walk

Oct 30, 2017 by

What’s the Name of that Tree and What Can It Do for Me? Fall is a great time for planting trees in your landscape! Join certified...

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Wildlife Habitat Plantings!

Oct 4, 2017 by

For our 7th National Public Lands Day on Saturday, September 30, we installed wildlife habitat plantings at the base of the sledding...

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9-30-2017 Plantings for National Public Lands Day!

Sep 22, 2017 by

On National Public Lands Day, the Friends of Glen Providence Park will again plant native trees and shrubs in the...

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1-28-2017 Winter Tree Mapping

Jan 19, 2017 by

We will launch our 2017 Calendar of Events with the next session of our ongoing Citizen Science Project, Tree Mapping in Glen...

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10-23-2016 RAIN DATE – Nature Walk for Kids!

Oct 17, 2016 by

Join two local science teachers and nature lovers on a scavenger hunt for some of the leaf and tree varieties we find in Glen...

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More Wildlife Habitat Plantings at Kirk Lane!

Sep 29, 2016 by

For our 6th National Public Lands Day on Saturday, September 24, we installed wildlife habitat plantings at the lovely Kirk Lane...

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9-24-2016 Plantings for National Public Lands Day!

Sep 14, 2016 by

On National Public Lands Day, the Friends of Glen Providence Park will plant native trees, shrubs, and perennials at the lovely Kirk...

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Nature Walks & A History Talk

Jun 14, 2016 by

We have monthly nature walks (or volunteer days) in Glen Providence Park, year-round! We’ve documented our Spring Cleanups in March...

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1897 Isaac Worrall Tree Inscription

May 31, 2016 by

This spring, we learned about an 1897 inscription on an American Beech tree in Glen Providence Park! Research into its author revealed...

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Spring-Summer 2015 Photojournal

Mar 20, 2016 by

Spring emerges in waves of blooms around Glen Providence Park – starting with lovely ephemerals Bloodroot and Trout Lily. Soon...

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1-30-2016 Winter Tree Mapping!

Jan 26, 2016 by

Join us as we explore the amazing variety of trees in Glen Providence Park, which was dedicated as an Arboretum in 1935. We will...

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11-7-2015 Tree Walk for Kids!

Oct 29, 2015 by

Join us as we explore the amazing variety of trees in Glen Providence Park! There are over 50 species of trees in Glen Providence...

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Fall 2014 Photojournal

Sep 23, 2015 by

On this first day of fall, a look back to last year’s autumn beauty in Glen Providence Park! I spent some lovely and serene fall...

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Monthly Nature Walks in 2015

Jul 21, 2015 by

We have monthly nature walks (or volunteer days) in Glen Providence Park, year-round! We’ve documented our Winter Bird Walk in...

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6-7-2015 Tree Walk

May 29, 2015 by

Join us for a tree walk in Glen Providence Park, in the 80th anniversary year for this Bird Sanctuary and Arboretum! We will be led by...

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