Year of Project: 2009
Trees Planted:121,000

With support from American Forests the Shawnee Resource Conservation & Development Area will reforest 277 acres of the Cache River State Natural Area with 121,000 trees. … Read More

Cache River State Natural Area Reforestation

Year Planted: 2009

Trees Planted: 121,000
Location: Illinois

With support from American Forests the Shawnee Resource Conservation & Development Area will reforest 277 acres of the Cache River State Natural Area with 121,000 trees. The Area is located in the Cache River Wetlands also known as Illinois Bayou. This project will create large blocks of historic hardwood bottomlands that support neotropical migratory birds. It will provide high quality swamp and wetland habitats for more than 100 species listed as threatened or endangered like river otters, little blue herons and the Indiana bat.


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Cache River State Natural Area Reforestation

Year Planted: 2009
Trees Planted: 121,000
Location: Illinois

With support from American Forests the Shawnee Resource Conservation & Development Area will reforest 277 acres of the Cache River State Natural Area with 121,000 trees. The Area is located in the Cache River Wetlands also known as Illinois Bayou. This project will create large blocks of historic hardwood bottomlands that support neotropical migratory birds. It will provide high quality swamp and wetland habitats for more than 100 species listed as threatened or endangered like river otters, little blue herons and the Indiana bat.



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