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

GRI Partner Volunteer Opportunities Available now!

There are many wonderful opportunities to volunteer in the Oak Openings Region, see what GRI Partners have available below!

Volunteer Opportunity Highlight:

The Nature ConservancyCalling All Volunteer Leaders!
The Nature Conservancy in Ohio needs your help to engage communities in volunteer and outreach events. We are seeking volunteers who would like to take on a leadership role with stewardship, hikes, and outreach events at the natural areas we help to protect and conserve across Ohio. As a Staff Volunteer you will help facilitate meaningful experiences that will help us achieve our conservation and community goals.

Looking for other ways to get involved in the Oak Openings Region?

Check out these other Volunteer Opportunities from GRI Partners:

Metroparks Toledo

Black Swamp Conservancy

The Olander Park System

Ohio Department of Natural Resources

Toledo Zoo

Huron-Clinton Metropolitan Authority

(Huron-Clinton Metroparks)

Southeast Michigan Land Conservancy

Wood County Park District

Black Swamp Bird ObservatoryNot taking volunteers at this time, but check back frequently!

Michigan Department of Natural Resources

Lucas Soil and Water Conservation District