Shawnee RC&D

 

PRESERVING OUR REGION AND BUILDING OUR COMMUNITIES

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Our Story

 Shawnee RC&D works with partners throughout the Southern Illinois region to preserve our forests and waterways, protect our native species and to educate our community members on stewardship and conservation methods. Our mission is to provide leadership and organization to varied grassroots organizations who need help executing vital conservation work, while providing a trustworthy avenue for federal and state partners to accomplish big picture goals in Southernmost Illinois through an experienced grant partner.

Our organization aims to empower community members and local leaders to accomplish their goals. We recognize that when we work together to enact change, we all benefit.

What We Do

cONSERVATION

Working with partners & volunteers to conserve native species and eliminate risks in our region.

community development

Helping to connect federal, state and private funding to local initiatives that build our community while preserving our environment.

landowner support

Educating landowners on conservation and improvement methods and species control and providing valuable volunteer assistance to ensure healthy private lands

CONSERVATION EDUCATION

Providing classroom instruction and hands-on-training, for all ages, on all subjects of forest stewardship, conservation, and restoration.

DOLLARS RAISED

Millions raised, just in the last 5 years, to provide vital conservation services and create job opportunities.

Volunteers

Connecting passionate volunteers with conservation professionals to work toward common goals.

Acres

Treated and improved, every year, to maintain public and private lands and protect them from wildfires and invasive species.

Years

Working with local leaders & volunteers to improve our region, support local businesses, and preserve our natural resources.

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Shawnee Resource Conservation and Development, Inc
941 State Highway 146W
Golconda, IL  62938-4212
Phone: 618.944.1736
Email: info@shawneercd.org