"Coal Country" Carbondale Premier November 17th.

Be among the first in Carbondale to see the powerful new film “Coal Country” that exposes the devastation to the environment, families and communities caused by mountaintop removal coal mining. Following the presentation of the film you will get an opportunity to lend you voice to the growing movement to put a stop to this destructive practice.

Carbondale Township Hall
217 E. Main Street
November 19, 2009
7:00 PM

Refreshments provided.

See the flyer HERE.

Newsletter of the Shawnee Group

***The Winter 09 news letter is up***

The Shawnee Group publishes a newsletter, Shawnee Trails,  It is available in both an electronically distributed format (Adobe Reader .PDF) and a "dead tree" (paper) version. 

Most news in the print version is a compilation of posts and commentary from out local blog.

The free Acrobat plug-in for your web browser that enables viewing the newsletter is available at: http://get.adobe.com/reader/

To view a back issue, click on the icon ( . ) of the year and month needed. Some months
contain addendums that need to be separately downloaded and often include high resolution maps and photographs.
If letters, such A B C, are shown below the icon, the issue is also available in sections. NA indicates a month in which the paper newsletter was not published.

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All back issues of Shawnee Trails are available online, unless stated otherwise indicated, in Adobe Acrobat format. In addition to being available from this site, back issues may be downloaded from the national Sierra Club website: http://lists.sierraclub.org/archives/il-shawnee-trails.html. One caveat about all older back issues: as time passes, the hyperlinks to many web resources may no longer exist, especially those on external websites.

Members are encouraged to use the web link above to also subscribe to the automatically e-mailed version of the newsletter. Unlike the paper version, the e-mail version is always delivered up to five days before the paper version ever arrives in your home mailbox. In addition, it is in full color and occasionally has extra content, photos and more. Save paper and trees. Subscribe online today. All you need is your name and member number printed on the label of your paper newsletter. Don't know your number? E-mail bob.pauls@sierraclub.org  and the number will be sent to your e-mail address. Non-members can use the same method, but will be manually confirmed by the newsletter staff, so there may be some delay.