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1994 Midwest Oak Savanna Conferences

MIDWEST OAK ECOSYSTEMS RECOVERY PLAN

DRAFT
September 1994



A savanna is any area where scattered trees and/or shrubs and other large persistent plants occur over a continuous and permanent groundlayer visually dominated by herbs, usually graminoids.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION

  1. DEFINITION
  2. HISTORIC STATUS
  3. CURRENT CONDITION OF REMNANTS
  4. CHARACTERIZATION

    Table 1:  Midwestern endemic rare plants identified from analysis of Appendices A & B
    Table 2:  Other rare/endangered plants reported from savanna/woodland communities in the Midwest
    Table 3:  Rare Animals of Midwestern Oak Savannas and Woodlands


  5. MANAGEMENT
  6. GOALS AND STRATEGIES
  7. RESEARCH PRIORITIES
  8. ROLES AND ACTIONS
  9. LITERATURE CITED

Appendix A:  Attachments
Appendix B:  Comprehensive Midwest List of State-listed plants that are reported from savannas
Appendix C:  Geographic Affinities of State-listed Savanna Plant Species
Appendix D:  Status of Rare Animals associated with Midwestern Oak Savannas and Woodlands
Appendix E:  Research Questions for Restoration of Oak Savannas and Woodlands

 

 

 
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