Oak Ecosystems Recovery Plan

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Linked below is the full report of the Oak Ecosystems Recovery Plan, led by the Chicago Wilderness and the Oak Ecosystems Recovery Working Group. It includes the history of oak ecosystems, the importance of oaks, current issues and threats, a vision for the future, and management strategies.

The report was funded by the USDA Forest Service and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, in collaboration with the Lake County Forest Preserves and The Morton Arboretum.

About Chicago Wilderness

Chicago Wilderness is a regional alliance that leads strategy to preserve, improve, and expand nature and quality of life. By connecting leaders in conservation, health, business, science, and beyond, they tackle challenging issues to ensure a resilient region.

Supported by

USDA Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Lake County Forest Preserves, and The Morton Arboretum

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