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:


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Citizen Scientists & Landowners, We Need You!

Green Ribbon Initiative (GRI) partners are attempting to record the location of 15 priority species within conservation areas across the region so that land stewards have a better understanding of where high-threat populations exist and how to predict potential future populations.  But, in order to get a full picture of what is on the landscape, it is vital that private landowners participate as citizen scientists and report invasive species found on their properties to the Midwest Invasive Species Information Network (MISIN).

Learn how to identify and report these invasive species by clicking here: Invasive Plant Info Presentation

Reporting Options:

  • To report from your phone, click here to download the MISIN App
  • To report from your computer, click here to complete a report from your desktop

Current Species of Greatest Reporting Need:

Thank you for your support and assistance!
If you have any questions or need help with reporting, please contact us at oak.openings@tnc.org