Oak Savanna

The Old Ausable Channel is adjacent to one of the most vulnerable ecosystems on the planet. Oak Savanna is a globally rare ecosystem that is a transition between prairie grasslands and oak forests. More than 99 per cent of the Oak Savanna in the world has been altered or destroyed. Through management, Pinery Provincial Park has restored its Oak Savanna and protects nearly 50 per cent of the remaining fragments of this type of ecosystem.