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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.

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Adult Learning Series: Making Rain Gardens Work with Native Plants

Enrich your knowledge of the natural and cultural history of our region through this weekly lecture series featuring an indoor presentation followed by an optional, short naturalist led hike. The March 25th session will be held at Farnsworth Roche Debouf Shelter. This week, Hal Mann of the Wild Ones Oak Openings Region Chapter, will introduce the concept of rain gardens. Learn why they are important, how they work and how to make them most effective using native plants. Hal will cover the do’s and don’ts and why these gardens provide a host of ecological benefits and aid storm water management.¬†Register

Fallen Timbers Battlefield