Dane County Parks Launches Two New Forestry Projects to Restore and Enhance Natural Areas
November 26, 2020
Dane County Parks staff and volunteers work on dozens of sites across the county to restore natural communities that once dominated the area but are now increasingly rare. Two more projects will be starting soon to enhance oak habitats at Mud Lake Wildlife Area and Scheidegger Forest through the harvest of non-oak species. Revenue generated from the sale of timber will be used to advance ecological restoration goals on park lands.
“These restoration projects will benefit wildlife habitat and enhance our overall outdoor experiences,” said Dane County Executive Joe Parisi. “We thank...