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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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Volunteer Stewardship Workday – Glossy Buckthorn Removal

Bald Mountain Recreation Area – Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Register here: https://www.michigan.gov/dnr/0,4570,7-350-79119_11859-570943–,00.html

Meet at the East Graham Boat Launch on the north side of Predmore Road in the park’s North Unit. Map/GPS coordinates: 42.786267, -83.190904.

The Graham Lake Fen Complex needs your help. Join us cutting glossy buckthorn and other invasive shrubs that threaten this unique ecosystem. Knee-high waterproof boots are highly recommended for this site. Registration is required. Register by emailing Kelsey Dietz at DietzK2@michigan.gov.

Please Note: Dates occasionally change and events may be canceled due to inclement weather and other reasons. Please call the event contact to confirm dates/times prior to your arrival.

Bald Mountain Recreation Area (1330 E. Greenshield Road, Lake Orion, MI 48360-2307)