Oakland County Parks
function as major ecological hubs within the region by supporting
important ecosystems, protecting air and water quality and providing
The Oakland County Parks and Recreation natural resources
management program focuses on an ecosystem approach to ensuring the
health and function of 21 distinct natural communities, including 1200
acres of open water resources and adjacent wetland habitat.
of invasive species, control of deer densities, restoration of natural
disturbances (like prescribed burns), and reintroduction of native
plants are among the suite of land management tools applied to achieve
Please contact Sarah Cook-Maylen, Chief of Planning and Environmental Sustainability, with questions or concerns at 248-343-1353 or
Interested in completing a research project on Oakland County Parks and Recreation property? Please submit your request here.
Community leaders: Learn about an Invasive Species Funding Opportunity here.