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Urban Oak Ecosystem Mapping (Triton College and the Cook County Forest Preserves)

According to The Chicago Wilderness’ website the organization “ is a broad alliance of member organizations whose knowledge and expertise spans all facets of conservation. From invasive species removal and land regeneration to childhood education and volunteer action, our efforts significantly contribute to regional resiliency and economic vitality.” I recently attended a lecture hosted by the Chicago Wilderness and their resident Ecologist stated that about 70% of our regions’ remnant Oak ecosystems lie on private land. This provides a unique challenge in the efforts to save these remaining ecosystems and to provide the specialized land management techniques that these areas require. Chicago Wilderness (CW) is working now to map out Oak ecosystems using a combination of historical maps and current GIS data. My project will augment this work by adding a citizen science component to the ...more ↓

Posted on February 01, 2017 21:06 by adamkessel1 adamkessel1 | 0 comments | Leave a comment

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The Chicago Wilderness is an organization working now to map out oak ecosystems using a combination of historical maps and current GIS data. This project will augment this work by adding a citizen science component to the mapping process. We targeting the Chicago-land area for this program. The resulting data from this project will be contributed to the Chicago Wilderness’ Regional ...more ↓

Mini adamkessel1 created this project on December 22, 2016
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