Shawnee National Forest / Shawnee Showdown

Shawnee National Forest (1990 – IL).                                                                                            photo: Langelle The documentary film, Shawnee Showdown: Keep the Forest Standing, recalls past battles in the 1980s and 1990s, when a dedicated group of activists fought on the ground and in the courts to stop clear-cutting, oil and gas drilling, and ATV use in the Shawnee National Forest located in Southern Illinois. Cade Bursell is the director and the film is being previewed at film festivals and colleges throughout the U.S. This photo, and others by Langelle, are in the documentary.