We can use your help

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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Metroparks Stewardship Days

These take place every Saturday. Most Saturdays take place at Blue Creek or Oak Openings (for all of these, volunteers meet at Oak Openings Buehner Center). The last Saturday of every month takes place at Wildwood (Volunteers meet at the Visitor Center). Volunteers assist with removing invasive species and restoring native habitat. Age 12+ (16 & under must be accompanied by an adult). Sign up in Volgistics under “Stewardship” or contact Meredith at Meredith.Busic@metroparkstoledo.com for more information.


Every Saturday (9am-Noon)

September 7, 14, 21: Oak Openings Preserve /Blue Creek Metropark

September 28: Wildwood Preserve

Oak Openings Preserve.