How Sanctuary Woods Was Saved. Almost

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How Sanctuary Woods Was Saved. Almost

How Sanctuary Woods Was Saved. Almost
Feb 09, 2019
Urban Milwaukee

On Oct 12, 2017, the Woods received national recognition when the Cultural Landscape Foundation (CLF) included it on their annual list of threatened landscapes. It lent credibility to local conservation efforts.

Dissatisfied with the re-zoning request by the county and buoyed by the CLF recognition, many Tosa residents rallied and filled the chamber of the County Parks Commission’s Oct 24 meeting in the Milwaukee courthouse to ask that the county re-write the re-zoning application.