|Indian Community School, Franklin, WI|
Remnants of once-vast ecosystem linger on public and private properties
The big trees lean this way and that like preadolescents at a middle school dance who want to be seen together but aren’t quite ready to touch. The small stand—little over half a dozen oaks—is defined as much by the space around the trees as by the substantial bulk of their individual trunks. It is a classic example of an ecosystem known as oak savanna—or, I must hasten to add, what is left of one.
|Stahl-Conrad Homestead, Hales Corners, WI|
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