University of Wisconsin-Platteville Memorial Park’s Oak Savanna restoration
Memorial park on campus has experienced dramatic change since the Wisconsin Driftless area was settled in the 1800s. According to Victoria Nuzzo in a 1986 study of Midwestern oak savannas entitled “Extent and status of Midwest oak savanna: Pre-settlement and 1985” published in the Natural Areas Journal, “Oak savannas currently cover less than 0.1 percent of their former extent,” Nuzzo wrote...

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