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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: Metroparks’ New Howard Marsh

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. Denis Franklin, Metroparks Toledo Natural Resources Supervisor, will highlight our newest Metropark. Howard Marsh, located in Jerusalem Township is scheduled to open in the spring of 2018, just in time for the spring bird migration. Denis will discuss the property acquisition, the wetlands restoration and the park’s amenities.


4139 Girdham Rd, Swanton, OH 43558

Oak Openings Preserve.