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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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Pollinators BioBlitz

Join the Bowling Green Parks and Recreation Department as we participate in a cross country campaign with the National Parks and Recreation Association and assist with pollinator research.  The Parks for Pollinators BioBlitz will run from Saturday, September 12 through Sunday, September 27.  Two socially distanced kick off programs will be held at Wintergarden/St. John’s Nature Preserve on Saturday September 12 for adults and families interested in learning how to use the iNaturalist App and participate in the program. Programs will be held at 10 AM and 1 PM with 10 participants each.  Pre-registration is required, as well as masks and adherence to social distancing guidelines.  Click HERE to register or call the Bowling Green Community Center at 419-354-6223.

Attendance at a program is not required to participate in the program. For more information on participating at your leisure, please contact Kaleigh Obrock at kobrock@bgohio.org.

To learn more, click HERE

Wintergarden/St. John's Nature Preserve