Shawnee Showdown: Keep the Forest Standing

Directed by Cade Bursell

A documentary by Southern Illinois University School of Arts and Media professor Cade Bursell, that retraces the battle over commercial logging within the Shawnee National Forest more than three decades ago and raises concerns over present public land use. 

A panel discussion and Q&A with Bursell and local environmental activists who participated in the protests in the late 1980s and early 1990s and who remain active today follows the screening. This event is free and open to the public. 



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