Good resources for gaining knowledge and information on exploring Southern Illinois natural areas.
- Shawnee National Forest Website – National Forest Official Website
- Illinois Department of Natural Resources – Southern Region – Illinois DNR official website
- Some History of the Shawnee National Forest
- Shawnee Forest: Illinois’ Hidden Gem Website – An interesting site developed by SIU School of Journalism
- Illinois Digest of Hunting & Trapping Regulations – A MUST TO READ. (PDF file) Check out this important publication for hunting seasons.