Notice of Hazard Tree Removals on Picnic Point

Crews will begin removing dead oak trees on Picnic Point starting over the UW-Madison winter recess. All trees identified for removal are dead or show signs of significant decline as a result of oak wilt and are considered hazardous because they could fall on trails or Indian burial mounds. Work is expected to continue through the winter months, as weather permits.

For more information on oak wilt please visit: Wisconsin DNR Oak Wilt page.