Wisconsin Trees Digital Collection Description
The Wisconsin Trees Digital Collection is intended for people interested in finding information related to native trees, natural communities, and high-quality recreational in Wisconsin where both can be found. This collection is intended for adult patrons who are recreationally interested in horticulture, ecology, or natural landscapes of Wisconsin. The following definitions apply for this collection:
- Native species: Occur “naturally in a particular region, state, ecosystem, and habitat without direct or indirect human actions" (Federal Native Plant Conservation Committee, 1994, as quoted by Morse, et al.).
- Natural community: Is an “assemblage of different plant and animal species, living together in a particular area, at a particular time, in a specific habitat” (Wisconsin DNR, n.d., para. 1).