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More than $500 raised on Earth Day for Big Leaf Maple bench

An Earth Day celebration was held last Sunday (April 22, 2012) on the west side of Green Lake Park, near the stump of a Big Leaf Maple tree that was cut down following a winter storm. The event was a fundraiser for a new bench at Green Lake Park dedicated to — and in part built from — the fallen tree.     According to organizers and long-time tree advocates Kim, Emma and Taylor Butler, the event was a big success: We would like to thank everyone who came by to have cookies and lemonade with us this last Sunday and let you know that…

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Spring at Green Lake Park

Many thanks to Paul Kidder for sharing the following photos with us: You can see more of Paul’s Green Lake photographs, as well as see purchasing information, here.

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Earth Day celebration will raise funds for new Green Lake bench

An Earth Day celebration and fundraiser will be held tomorrow (Sunday, April 22, 2012), 1 p.m. – 4 p.m., at the stump of a Big Leaf Maple tree that was cut down following a winter storm. The stump, which has been decorated with flowers several times in recent months, is on the Green Lake path, roughly 1/4 mile north of the Aqua Theater (5900 West Green Lake Way N). Tomorrow’s event will raise money for a new park bench dedicated to — and in part built from — the fallen Big Leaf Maple. Organizers will be serving cookies and lemonade and will be collecting donations…

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Join plant expert Arthur Lee Jacobson on a Green Lake Tree Tour

Plant expert Arthur Lee Jacobson will be leading a Green Lake Tree Tour on Friday, March 30, 2012, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., rain or shine. The tree tour will not go all of the way around Green Lake. It will loop around the north and northwest shores, which Arthur says are the best tree areas. “Green Lake features over 200 different kinds of trees, from exquisite flowering cherries to magnificent oaks,” Jacobson says. “The Yoshino Cherry trees ought to be lovely in bloom.” The tour begins by the front doors of the Green Lake Community Center (7201 E Green Lake Dr N). After the tour, you are…

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Vandal spray paints peace sign on Green Lake tree

Caroline Sherman shared the following photograph, which she took yesterday (Wednesday, March 21, 2012) at Green Lake Park. She asks: “Is this peaceful?”

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