Renak-Polak Maple-Beech Woods, SNA #95 (191/675)

Renak-Polak Maple-Beech Woods features southern mesic and wet-mesic forests on level topography just east of the Root River in Racine County.  There is no recommended parking and I would not suggest the roadside due to the lack of a shoulder and narrowness of the road.  Linwood Park is located just southwest and would probably be…

Sander’s Park Hardwoods, SNA #56 (190/675)

Sander’s Park Hardwoods features a southern dry-mesic forest on two swells flanking a swale.  It is found in the center of Sander’s County Park on Wood Road in Racine County and is bounded by the main park loop, Exculpating Road.  Two parking areas are found near the northwest corner of the site.  A network of…

Cherry Lake Sedge Meadow, SNA #120 (172/675)

Cherry Lake Sedge Meadow contains a southern sedge meadow, as well as northern wet forest, tamarack bog and surrounding uplands.  A parking area for the encompassing Honey Creek Wildlife Area is located on CTH W midway between Waterford and Burlington. I started off from the parking area by following one of several foot-trails that wander…