News & Updates

Ann Arbor Farm and Garden Grant

We are happy to announce that the Friends of Greenview and Pioneer Nature Areas received a grant from the Ann Arbor Branch of the Women’s National Farm and Garden Association. The grant monies will be used for Buckthorn removal, tree planting and landscape restoration.

Buckthorn Clearing

You may have noticed the large piles of cut buckthorn at Greenview. Thanks to Jim Rogers and Paul Callam 10 large piles have been stacked and are ready to be chipped. We want to thank them for their hard work! Through efforts like these, among others, we are gradually replanting appropriate vegetation and restoring the(…)

Fall Workday 2013 Roundup

A big thank you for all who participated in the Fall Workday on September 30, 2013. With your help, we were able to spread wood chips on the trails and weed the Edible Garden. Approximately 60 Friends and neighbors attended this event and contributed their time toward improving the Greenview and Pioneer Nature Areas.

DTE/MDNR Tree Planting Grant

DTE/MDNR Tree Planting Grant

The Friends of Greenview and Pioneer Nature Area was awarded a grant for tree planting from the Detroit Energy Foundation and Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Eight oak trees have been planted along S. Seventh as well as 8 new evergreen trees. We want to thank the Friends and neighbors for helping plant these trees(…)

23rd Annual Ann Arbor Garden Walk

23rd Annual Ann Arbor Garden Walk

On Saturday June 8, 2013, the gardens of Greenview Park were featured as a stop on the Ann Arbor Garden Walk, a daylong event sponsored by The Women’s National Farm and Garden Association. Over 400 visitors stopped by to view the Community Garden, Edible Garden and Nature Area. Vendors offering garden plants and garden ornaments(…)

2012 Annual Meeting Information

The Friends of Greenview and Pioneer Nature Areas will be holding their Annual Meeting on November 13, 2012, at 7:00pm at Trinity Lutheran Church (1400 West Stadium).  Please enter  near the rear (north) parking lot area  – the meeting room is in the lower level.During the meeting, we will be discussing the upcoming year’s activities(…)

Fall Workday 2012 Roundup!

Fall Workday 2012 Roundup!

A big thank you for all who participated in the Fall Workday on October 6, 2012. With your help, we were able to spread wood chips on the trails, stockpile buckthorn for chipping, add plantings to the edible garden, and continue with enhancement of the frog meadow. You may notice that the central pathway and(…)

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