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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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Grassland Restoration Workshop

A learnshop to discuss the many facets of grassland restoration, including planning, implementation methods, and long-term maintenance. Join restoration experts from The Nature Conservancy’s Oak Openings Office and other local conservation partners as they guide us through the restoration process. This event is free and open to the public. We will start indoors and end the morning with an outdoor tour of the grassland areas. Please dress appropriately. Seating is limited, so advanced registration is required.

Overview of grassland communities and benefits (e.g. Oak Openings, wet prairie, etc.)
• How to identify habitat potential and restoration needs
• Best management practices – prescribed burning, mowing, chemical and mechanical control
• Maintenance and invasive species management
• Tour of FCA Dundee Engine Plant grassland restoration areas


Dundee Engine Plant

5800 N Ann Arbor Rd, Dundee, Michigan 48131