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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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Swan Creek Kayak Adventure: Ages 12+

Enjoy a scenic paddle on Swan Creek with Metroparks naturalists and Northwest Ohio River Runners. You’ll never believe you’re in downtown Toledo as you enjoy birds and other wildlife on this urban nature escape.

All kayaks and paddling gear provided, wear shoes and clothes to get wet. Participants must be 12 or older, register all participants. Minors must be accompanied by an adult.

Swan Creek Preserve Metropark