Door County Ecological Mapping Project
Dr. Zimmerman, in his work for the Door County Land Use Plan, provided ideas which would be effective in ensuring that future generations would be able to enjoy the same natural surroundings that we are working to preserve today. Unfortunately, most of his ideas were ignored and set aside in the hurry to develop a document to justify the relentless destruction of our natural resources. Dr. Zimmerman made many friends during his short lifetime and during his work in Door County. We are very grateful that we were able to work with him, and to appreciate this fine student of Aldo Leopold.
We share his concerns for "Spaceship Earth"... and present his complete mapping study here as a public resource. The fifteen maps that cover all of Door County are large and detailed. We have scanned the originals and preserved them as highly detailed image files, and now you can click on any section of the grid below to see an enlargement of that section.
With the support of the Lakeshore Natural Resource Partnership, we were able to upgrade the scans of Dr. Zimmerman's maps. LNRP support has made it possible for you to now download medium and high resolution pdf copies of each map. Thank You, LNRP!
|Click any section to open a detailed map.|