Tuesday, Dec 10, 2013
Shawnee National Forest Fall 2012 Programs and Activities
Date(s) & Time(s)::
Daily from September 14, 2012 until September 29, 2012
Daily from October 20, 2012 until October 27, 2012
November 10, 2012
Sat., Sept. 15, 9am -10am: Trees are Terrific; A Roving Ranger Program, hosted by the Harrisburg Park District Memorial Park, Harrisburg, IL (bandstand picnic area). The program will include fun activities and a craft. Contact: Isaac Creek, Shawnee NF Headquarters 618-253-7114.Return to event list.
Thurs., Sept. 20, 7pm - 8:30pm: Green Fire Documentary; A documentary film about legendary environmentalist, Aldo Leopold. Longbranch Coffeehouse, Carbondale, IL.
Sat, Sept 22, 9am - 5pm & Sun., Sept. 23, 9am - 4pm: Hunting and Fishing Days; An educational, family event, dedicated to teaching ethics, safety, & conservation. John A. Logan College, Carterville, IL. Visit www.sihfd.org for more information.
Sat., Sept. 29, Panther Den Wilderness Service Day 9:30am - 1pm; Garden of the Gods Service Day 9:30am - 1pm; Education Programs & Entertainment 2pm - 7pm: Volunteer for one of the service projects (registration is required), afterward there will be outdoor activities & live music. Contact: Mississippi Bluffs Ranger Station, 618-833-8576 ext. 103 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sat., Oct. 20, 9am - 10am: Wildfire Prevention & Smokey Bear; A Roving Ranger Program Hosted by the Harrisburg Park District Memorial Park. Contact: Isaac Creek, 618-253-7114.
Fri., Oct. 19, 4:30pm - 6:30pm: Critter Night; An educational evening of activities and crafts centered on nocturnal animals. Bring a lawnchair. Large groups (Scouts, 4-H, etc.), call ahead to register, 618-833-8576. Lincoln Memorial Picnic Grounds, 521 N. Main St., Jonesboro, IL.
Sat., Oct. 27, 9am - 4pm: Sustainable Living Expo; presentations & demonstrations on home energy, local foods, conservation, & survival, crafts, etc. Contact: www.SLExpo.org or www.facebook.com/SLExpo or 618-638-6954.
Sat., Nov. 10, 9:30am - 3:30pm: Professional Development: Population Connection/Facing the Future; Get informed about the connection between our human population, environmental concerns, and social dilemmas. Materials are geared towards 4th through 12th grade students, but those who work with other age levels are also welcome. Shawnee NF Headquarters, 50 Highway 145 South, Harrisburg, IL. Registration required. Contact: Amanda Patrick, Public Affairs Officer, 618-253-1031 or email@example.com.
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