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The Power of Trees [VIDEO]
What happens when trees disappear?

EPA Press Release
Federal Agencies Announce 5-year Great Lakes Restoration Action Plan

The Shawnee National Forest has introduced a fun new game called "Where's Woodsy?". To participate - visit the Shawnee National Forest home page HERE.

Recent News


Cabins Near Ski Trails and Other Winter Activities

forest service cabin

A number of other forests in the Eastern Region have cabins open during the winter season, conveniently located near ski or snowmobile trails.

Where to Ice Fish on Eastern National Forests

Ice Fishing

Our forests contain more than 962,000 acres of lakes and more than 15,000 miles of streams - 64 percent of which are trout waters. 

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Hutton Fisheries Scholar - Odell Chalmers

Odell Chalmers, High school intern on a boat.

Odell Chalmers, a recent graduate of Bradley Tech High School in Milwaukee, was selected by the American Fisheries Society as a 2014 Hutton Fish Biologist.


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