Oak Openings Preserve Metropark

Oak Openings Preserve Metropark

Address:4139 Girdham Rd
Swanton, OH 43558

Phone:419-407-9700
Fax:419-407-9785
Web: www.metroparkstoledo.com/metroparks/
Size: 3,668 acres.
Location:In western Lucas County, two miles west of Toledo Express Airport.
Facilities:Group campsites (primitive), picnic areas, lakes, trails (50 miles), lodge, playground.
Activities:Group camping, fishing, hiking, bicycling, horseback riding, cross-country skiing, ice skating.
Special Features:Nearly one-third of Ohio's endangered plant species, as well as endangered insects, can be found within the park's boundaries.

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Management guidelines for the Oak Openings Preserve Metropark are to burn prairies once every 2 y, savannas once every 3 y, and oak woodlands once every 4-5 y (L.
Jacksy (1997) did not find an effect of prescribed burning on Peromyscus leucopus numbers in the Oak Openings Preserve Metropark, but the study did not examine if changes occurred in foraging behavior.
All sites were located in the Oak Openings Preserve Metropark (41"32-34'N x 83"50-51'W), which is the largest of the Metroparks of the Toledo Area located near Whitehouse, Ohio (Fig.

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