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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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Ottawa River Watershed Collaboration

2021 Virtual Tour

On December 15, 2021 representatives from across the watershed presented a virtual tour of water quality projects within the Ottawa River Watershed. This event highlighted types of water quality projects, sources of funding, lessons learned, and partnership opportunities that can be taken back to a community or private property.

The following recordings from this event are appropriate for municipal leaders, private landowners, agriculture sector, park commissions, and NGOs within the Ottawa River Watershed. Please click on the title of the presentation to watch the video recording


Welcome from the Nature Conservancy and The Village of Ottawa Hills

History and need for water quality projects in the Ottawa River Watershed Sara Guiher, Water Quality Planner, Toledo Metropolitan Area Council of Governments  

Project Types and Sources of Funding

Ottawa River Watershed Project ‘Tour’            

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