OUR MISSION:

Conserving
Southern Illinois Forests.

Oak forest systems are vital to the many species that depend on them. LET THE SUN SHINE IN CAN HELP.

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MANAGEMENTRESOURCES

THE TOOLS THAT WE HAVE ARE THE BEST IN THE INDUSTRY. OUR RESOURCES INCLUDE EXPERT CONSULTATION AND STATE-OF-THE-ART FOREST MANAGEMENT EQUIPMENT.

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OAK FORESTSYSTEMS

Healthy oak forests have a relatively open canopy and include a diverse community of birds, pollinators, and flowering plants. Oak forest systems are vital to the many species that depend on them. LEARN HOW WE WORK TO PROTECT THEM.

DEMONSTRATIONAREAS

OUR VOLUNTEERS ARE TRAINED TO DEMONSTRATE THE TECHNIQUES THAT WE USE TO PROTECT AND CONSERVE OUR FORESTS. WANT TO SEE?

FOREST MANAGEMENT

Maintaining healthy oak forests in southern Illinois involves using a variety of management techniques. WE USE SOPHISTICATED, PROVEN METHODS TO PROTECT AND CONSERVE OUR FORESTS. LEARN MORE ABOUT THEM HERE.

CONSERVING SOUTHERN ILLINOIS OAK FORESTS SINCE 1995.

HOW WE DO WHAT WE DO

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ACRES CONSERVED

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YEARS EXPERIENCE

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ENTITIES IN PARTNERSHIP

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ACTIVE MEMBERS

Join us to preserve the forests of Southern Illinois!

VOLUNTEERING/PARTNERING WITH ‘LET THE SUN SHINE IN’
MAKES A DIFFERENCE IN OUR OAK FOREST SYSTEMS.

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