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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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Blue Week – West Prairie Tour

Discover the rare habitats in Sibley Prairie Priority Conservation Area and the current efforts of Southeast Michigan Land Conservancy to restore this natural gem.

Come join SMLC and our partner The Nature Conservancy (TNC) for a guided hike through the Sibley Prairie Nature Preserve – West Prairie as we learn about lakeplain prairie, a globally rare ecosystem, and the Sibley Prairie Priority Conservation Area. See the impacts of long term restoration at the preserve and here about the plans for continued restoration work in the future. This event is part of Blue Week, hosted by the Green Ribbon Initiative, focused on the unique oak openings region in Southeast Michigan and Northwest Ohio.

When: 6 – 7:30 pm
Location: Sibley Prairie Nature Preserve – West Prairie
26400 West Rd., Brownstown Twp, MI 48134
at the intersection of West Rd. and Arsenal Rd.

Trails may still be a bit wet this time of year, so wear proper footwear and dress for the weather. Contact Taylor Myatt with any questions at tmyatt@smlcland.org or 734-484-6565


Sibley Prairie