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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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ONAPA Annual Meeting

The Ohio Natural Areas & Preserves Association (ONAPA) will be holding their annual meeting in Northwest Ohio this year at Owens Community College on Saturday August 18th. The meeting will include morning presentations, lunch, and afternoon field trips.


Guy Denny – Overview of the Oak Openings Region

Tim Schetter – Howard Marsh Metropark

Greg Lipps – Amphibians of NW Ohio

Field Trips:

Howard Marsh

Urban Prairies at the Toledo Zoo

Meilke Rd Savanna & Girdam Road Dunes

Irwin Prairie

Wiregrass Lake

For more information and to register visit http://www.onapa.org/onapa-annual-meeting.html

Owens Community College