Oak

WSIU InFocus: Dr. Mike Baltz On The Importance Of Oaks.

May 31, 2019
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WSIU/Kevin Boucher

On this Feature, the original comments of Dr. Mike Baltz. 

In the 1800s, Illinois’ oak forests once accounted for 60 percent of the state’s tree population. Today, they comprise only 5 percent and are being supplanted by native maple trees and several invasive species.