The Shawnee Faces New Environmental Threats as a Hard Fought Moratorium on Logging Ends
Updated: Mar 29, 2020
Many Illinois residents and visitors from other states have come to love and appreciate the unique natural beauty of the Shawnee National Forest. Some do not know that there has been a hard fought moratorium on logging in the Shawnee National Forest.
Shawnee Forest Defense is a group of concerned citizens who are organizing to give voice to the well loved places in the Shawnee as wholesale environmental degradation again threatens what makes the Shawnee Forests so special to so many.