Year of Project: 2012
Trees Planted:0

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Name of Project: Big Muddy River Bottomlands Restoration

Number of Trees to be Planted: 0

Location: Illinois

Year: 2012

 


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Project Name: Big Muddy River Bottomlands Restoration

Location: Shawnee National Forest, Illinois

Number of Trees: 7,692

American Forests and the National Wild Turkey Federation are working in southern Illinois’ Shawnee National Forest to promote native oak regeneration in the Big Muddy River bottomlands. The 7,692 native oak species this project will be planting include pin, swamp white, overcup and cherrybark. The variety will be planted across 3,400 acres of the Oakwood Bottoms Greentree Reservoir.



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