Forest Projects & Field Trips

Three photos side by side; from left to right, stream surveys, prescribed fire, bridge building


Engage with us

  1. Join our email list - Send an email to Shawnee Comments Inbox. Include Shawnee Projects/Plans Email list * in the subject line. Please give your full name, email and phone number where you can be reached.
  2. Open Houses - Periodically we hold open houses to share information and engage with you on upcoming projects. Check our Facebook page for upcoming open houses.
  3. Guided Field Trip - Join us for a resource field trip, learn about potential projects and join the conversation on important issues facing the Shawnee National Forest and our region. 
    To receive notification on upcoming field trips, send an email to Leonard Pitcher; include your full name, email, phone number and the field trip you’re interested in from those list below.
  • Non-native Invasive Species (NNIS) - What do they look like and how are they treated?
  • Natural AreasWhat’s required to maintain these special areas?
  • Timber ManagementCan thinning the Forest promote forest health?
  • Prescribed FireUsing fire to promote healthy oak forests
  • Watershed RestorationConserving soil at Kinkaid Lake
  • Oakwood Bottoms Green Tree ReservoirForest wetland management for migratory birds

Field trips will be planned at various locations on the Shawnee National Forest. Upcoming field trips dates will be posted on our website and Facebook page. 

By signing up to be added to the Forest field trip email list you will be notified when your preferred field trip is scheduled.


*note: Forest Projects email list is different than the Forest eNews email list.