Brushwood Center's At Ease Nature Platoon at Midewin NTP

Brushwood Center's At Ease Nature Platoon at the USDA Forest Service's Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie is an innovative approach to empowering the well-being of U.S. Military Veterans and their families through the great outdoors.

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2023 Date Planner

2023 "At Ease" Date Planner features U.S. Military Veteran photos of Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie. Key dates in natural resources are included to help inspire while making plans for the new year.

The Planner was produced by the USDA Forest Service Eastern Region in partnership with Brushwood Center at Ryerson Woods in Lake Forest, Illinois.

The 2023 Planner was sent to the Government Printing Office for reproduction. The Planner will not be available in print until at least December 12, 2022. A digital version of the planner is available to download.

Directions for Printing

  • A261 white No. 1 dull-coated text
  • basic size: 25X38”
  • weight: 70.
  • Trim size: 11X8.5” Saddle stitch in 2 places on the 11-inch side.
  • Drill a 3/16” hole in the center at the outside edge of each page for hanging.

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