Wetlands provide havens for our native wildlife   

Take Action

If you agree with the vision and goals of Greenways of Greater Dayton, you can help in more ways than you might imagine. Of course, becoming a member and/or volunteering your time and talents would help further our cause immensely, but there is still more you can do.
Get involved by using our Greenways Forum, a bulletin board for interested people to express concerns, answer questions, and help each other

Recycle and do what you can to change to an eco-friendly life style. The following websites will help instruct and inspire you.

Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm
www.aullwood.center.audubon.org

As an Audubon Center of the National Audubon Society, Aullwood is an environmental education center in western Ohio. Its goal is to promote the protection of birds, other wildlife, and the habitats on which they depend. Aullwood offers both children and adults the opportunity to experience and appreciate the world through experience-based education

Green Environmental Coalition

www.greenlink.org
The Green Environmental Coalition (GEC) is a Midwestern, non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring the public participation that will preserve, protect and restore our environment.
Grassroots Advocates for the Ohio Environment - Environmental Advocacy for Ohio. Grassroots focused on Clean Water, Toxic Chemical Reductions and Urban Sprawl.

Miami Valley Earth Central

(937) 223-6322

· Attract wildlife to your yard. You can get your yard certified as a nature habitat.

National Wildlife Federation 
www.nwf.org
Founded in 1936, the National Wildlife Federation has been working to protect America’s wildlife with the help of thousands of volunteers, millions of members, and affiliated wildlife organizations. 

· Help stop invasive species which threaten our native plants and animals.

Amur Honeysuckle
dnr.state.oh.us/forestry/Education/ohiotrees/honeysuckle.htm
Garlic Mustard
www.invasivespeciesinfo.gov/profiles/garlmust.shtml
Invasive Species
www.invasivespeciesinfo.gov/geog/state/oh.shtml

· Prevent destruction of endangered species and their habitats

Ohio Endangered Species List
www.dnr.state.oh.us/endangered/endangered4.htm

· Control pests and diseases 

Control of Phytophthora
ohioline.osu.edu/hyg-fact/3000/3073.html

Midwest Small Fruit Pest Management
ohioline.osu.edu/b861/

· Try Xeriscaping

www.ciwmb.ca.gov/Organics/Xeriscaping/
www.sseserver.net/Home/Gardening/Landscaping/Xeriscaping.aspx

· Garden with native species

Ohio State University: Native Plants of Ohio
ohioline.osu.edu/b865/

Ohio State University: Native Plants Bibliography
webgarden.osu.edu/native.html

· Take care of trees

· Volunteer for greenways

· Conserve energy 

  
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