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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Oak Wilt Disease

You must register in advance for this free Zoom program using this link.

Oak Wilt is a fungal disease caused by the organism Bretziella fagacearum. It is a serious threat to oak species and is present and spreading throughout the Oak Openings Region. Metroparks Toledo has been monitoring and managing oak wilt since 2014. Join LaRae Sprow, Metroparks Natural Resources Supervisor, to learn more about this disease, Metroparks management techniques, and how you can help protect our native oak trees.