Big Muddy River Bottomlands Restoration
Year of Project: 2012
Name of Project: Big Muddy River Bottomlands Restoration
Number of Trees to be Planted: 0
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.