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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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Hawk Fest


Hawkfest is a two-day event for the whole family focusing on birds of prey (eagles, hawks, falcons, and owls) and the annual fall hawk migration over Lake Erie Metropark. Join us for a great weekend of games, crafts, guest speakers, and fun. Live birds of prey will be on hand! Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.

Special Presentation by Steve Lauer on Saturday at 1 p.m. about Raptors of the Oak Openings.

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Time: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Cost: $2

Location: Lake Erie Marshlands Museum – Map Me

32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173