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:


Donate via PayPal

Portage Paddle

Program: Portage Paddle
Park: William Henry Harrison Park
Room: Group Permit
Meeting Place: 644 Bierley Avenue, Pemberville
Public Reservation Closes: 5/29/18
Date: 5/31/18
Meeting Days: Thu.
Time: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Price: $7.00  Register
Friends of the Park District Price: $ 3.00  Register — Friends of the Park District
# of people: 12
Openings: 3
Class Leader: Craig Spicer and Bill Hoefflin
Program Type: Adventure
Age Range: Adults, Families
Description: Join naturalists in exploring a 2.7 mile section of the Portage River! Starting at William Henry Harrison Park, naturalists will point out wildlife and river features as we paddle, eventually stopping at Lovers ODNR Fishing Access, where you’ll be bussed back to William Henry Harrison Park. Previous canoeing experience highly recommended. Must be 6 years old to ride in middle, 10 years old to paddle at the bow (front), 14 years old to paddle without an adult in the same boat (must have liability form signed by legal guardian before attending the program). Please make arrangements with program leader for center riders or special needs.

William Henry Harrison Park