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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.

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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Beach Clean Up Activities

Join us at the Huron Pavilion for fall cleaning along Sterling State Park beach shoreline. We’ll pick up trash that has collected over the summer.  Garbage bags and gloves will be available. Closed-toed shoes or boots are recommended. Please dress for the weather.

Participants must follow COVID-19 safety protocols and capacity guidelines.

  • Keep your distance Practice proper (6-feet) social distancing with people outside your household.
  • Wear a mask Face masks are required when in any indoor spaces (including restrooms) or when outdoors and social distancing cannot be maintained.
  • Stay home if sick If you have a fever, respiratory symptoms, just not feeling well or have had a known COVID-19 exposure within the last 14 days, please stay home.


Contact Brittany Leick via email  or 734-240-9682 for more details. This event is offered by Western Lake Erie Collaborative Conservation Community of the Stewardship Network.

Registration is required for each attendee in your group. All registration information will be kept confidential and only shared with the Monroe County Health Department for contact tracing if a COVID-19 exposure occurs. Click the Register button to sign up.