We can use your help

Tax deductible contributions to the Green Ribbon Initiative will be used to support education and stewardship work in the Oak Openings Region.

To donate to the Oak Openings Habitat Protection and Restoration Fund, click here.

To donate to the Oak Openings Carbon Offset Fund, click here.

To make a general donation to the Green Ribbon Initiative, click on the donate button below. These funds will go to:


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Oak Openings Carbon Offset Fund

Question: How much carbon does an average U.S. resident produce?

Answer: In 2012, U.S. greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions were 20.8 metric tons of CO2.

Question:  How many trees would need to be planted to sequester one year’s worth of carbon for one person?  How much prairie would need to be planted to sequester one year’s worth of carbon for one person?

Answer:  For the average person, it would take 10 trees or 25 acres of prairie to sequester 1 year’s worth of carbon from CO2 emissions.

With the rise in awareness and concern about the effects of climate change, we encourage you to consider making a contribution to offset the carbon you produce.

Click on the donate button below to provide funds to the Oak Opening region Green Ribbon Initiative.  These funds will be used in restoration projects such as prairie installations and tree plantings by the partners of the Green Ribbon Initiative.

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