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Shawnee National Forest

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In contrast to the level, or gently rolling farm lands typical of most of Illinois, the Shawnee National Forest lies in the rough, unglaciated areas know as the Illinois Ozark and Shawnee Hills. The geology is spectacular and divergent, ... Read more
At its peak, Harrisburg had a population that reached 16,000 by the early-1930s, and had one of the largest downtown districts in Southern Illinois , 2 but it has been in severe economic decline due to the decreased demand for high sulfur coal , the removal of the New York Central railroad, and several floods ... Read More
Selected Events Jan. 15 to Feb. 1
Can you believe it? Palabra Pura will launch its fifth season on Wednesday, January 20. The series has featured a breadth of Latino/a voices from coast-to-coast as well as plenty of our homegrown talent. What started as something small has a grown to have a national reputation. We hope that you’ll join us for ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Exploring the Shawnee National Forest
It’s the only national forest in our predominantly agricultural/urban state, and it offers a great escape from our daily routines. Located down in the southern tip of the state, the Shawnee National Forest (SNF) offers unlimited recreational possibilities, ranging from day hikes, camping, nature ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Backpacking Hikes in the Midwest – Top 5
Living smack in the middle of the Midwest (Illinois) has some challenges when planning a backpacking trip. However, there are some great places to hike in the Midwest. The criteria I used was “driving time”. How long does it take to get there. Next, what States makes up the Midwest? Illinois: My first ... industry trends, business articles and survey research


Illinois Forestry - Illinois Forest Facts
Most of the original forests were cleared for agriculture, fuelwood, fence posts, transportation, and urban and industrial development Illinois ranks 49th among states in percent of land remaining in original vegetation Since 1991, over 190,000 acres of marginal farm ground and pasture have been planted to trees ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Shawnee National Forest: To log or not to log?
his summer two Illinois congressmen, Sydney Yates of Chicago and Glenn Poshard of Carterville, became key figures in a national debate over the management of the federal government's expansive national forest system. The two Democrats were involved in the legislative debate over the management of ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
The Kinkaid Area Assessment Critical Trends Assessment: Area at a ...
The Kinkaid area consists of the watersheds of Kinkaid and Beaucoup creeks, which together cover approximately 629 square miles, mostly in Perry, Jackson, and Washington counties. The sandstone bluffs through which Kinkaid Creek winds on its way to the Big Muddy River form a forested ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Adding to Tomcat's rustic feel
STEVE JAHNKE / THE SOUTHERN Tomcat Hill Cabins' first luxury cabin sleeps eight people, and has bedrooms downstairs and upstairs, in a roomy loft overlooking the forest. CARBONDALE - A local cabin rental business is expanding its operation, as one cozy, hand-built log cabin deserves another. Tomcat Hill ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Sheila Simon, others encourage all to see Paul Simon exhibit
Whether you are a seventh-grader looking for a research topic or someone interested in history, all are encouraged to visit the latest exhibit at the Benton Public Library. Wednesday afternoon marked the opening of “Paul Simon: Compassion, Vision and Courage,” with guest speakers spanning several ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Hey, that looks like ME in Backpacker magazine
Yes, I was included in Backpacker magazine with a group of Midwesterners sharing favorite hikes. You'll see I highlighted Effigy Mounds National Monument. By Lisa Brainard As you may have read in your newspaper this past week, your very own "Journey vs. Destination" columnist/story teller (that would ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


The Social Context of the Shawnee National Forest in Southern Illinois
The Shawnee National Forest brings visitors to the forest region. .... Statement for the Shawnee National Forest were prepared as part of the process ... market research, surveys and trends
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Harrisburg, IL, December 14, 2009 - The Shawnee National Forest District Rangers announce the seasonal closure of recreation sites. ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
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ecosystem of the Shawnee National Forest. Specifically, we ... The first trail, located near the Little Grand Canyon in Shawnee National Forest, ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
within the boundaries of the Shawnee National Forest, said caves and mines ... Entering or damaging any cave or miñe on the Shawnee National Forest posted ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Shawnee Forest: Illinois' Hidden Gem -- a multimedia project of ...
The Shawnee National Forest is an area rich with nature and history. This timeline explores the area of before the Shawnee National Forest was created, exploration of important formations, and what is in the forest today. To see all the events in the timeline, please use the slider to the left to focus in more. To ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
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Shawnee National Forest
Shawnee National Forest.  Why?  Because I know the area pretty well already, plus I would like to know it even better and I can imagine after spending a year in the wilderness I would know it pretty well.    Would I survive a year?  Probably would be rough spending a winter ... market research, surveys and trends
Need websites that recommend camping spots? - Yahoo! Answers
I keep getting sites for camping spots that are covered in concrete and have swimming pools. What is up with that...guess I am looking for something more primitive, a real back to nature experience. Any websites that can refer you to that type of camping spot? ALLENTOWN, PA Virtually all State Forest lands are open ... market research, surveys and trends
Hiking/Backpacking/Camping: Hike n camp, turkey run state park ...
Scoutmaster with Boy Scout Troop 43 in Fort Wayne, IN. We have an outing every month. Most months involve tent camping, usually in State Parks. We have made 4 trips where we have hiked 50+ miles on the Appalachian Trail. We expect to continue this until we have hiked the whole trail... (40+ years). You are ... market research, surveys and trends