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Shinrin-Yoku (Forest Bathing)

May 15 @ 1:00 pm - May 16 @ 4:00 pm
Giant City Visitor center, 235 Giant City Road
Makanda, IL 62958
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May 15 & 16, 1-4pm Shinrin-Yoku, translated as forest bathing, has been shown to lower cortisone (the stress hormone), lower blood pressure, and improve immune function. Forest bathing walks take you away from your day to day stressors so you can slow down and connect with the forest in a Read more…

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Shawnee National Forest Turns 80

May 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cache River Wetland Center, 8885 State Route 37 S
Cypress, Illinois 62923
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U.S. Forest Service archaeologist Mary McCorvie will discuss the early history of the Shawnee National Forest and show The Land Changes, a 1957 film about the forest’s creation.

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