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Wisconsin. State Conservation Committee (1915-27) / Biennial report of the State Conservation Commission of Wisconsin for the years 1915 and 1916
(1916)

Peninsula Park,   pp. 97-101 PDF (1018.5 KB)


Page 98


98      WISCONSIN CONSERVATION COMMISSION
  The park is well timbered. The flora is not extensive, but the forests
of white and red pine, hemlock, balsam and hardwoods, are beautiful.
Several stands of beech show a forest type that is rather unusual. Dense
stands of white cedar are found along the shore, while in some of the fields,
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           GENERAL MAP OF PENINSULA STATE PARK
juniper and more rarely the shrubby yew (Taxus canadensis) give an effect
of formal planting.
  It is planned to not only make the fullest use of the park as a great
pleasure ground, but also to so manage the wooded areas, totaling 2,770
acres, that there will be a sustained yield of forest products. A complete
forest working plan has been prepared for the ensuing ten years. The
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