The Shawnee National Forest is located in the southern part of Illinois.
Where is this Forest?

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Let the Sun Shine In

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Open forests contain wildflowers and grasses for pollinators, such as butterflies and bees.

Travel Analysis Report Now Available

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Shawnee National Forest completes study of road system (also known as the Travel Analysis). Click above for more information and the complete report.


Biological Hot Spots

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Often called biological hot spots, natural areas support so many species that scientists call them genetic banks.

Cretaceous Hills Ecological Restoration

A draft envrionmental impact statement is being developed for this landscape restoration project.