2019 Forest Pesticide Training

Indiana Society of American Foresters 2019 Forest Pesticide Training – Wednesday, December 4, 2019 Where The program will be held in the Hendricks County 4-H Fairgrounds and Conference Complex, 1900 E. Main St., Danville, IN in the South Hall. Flyer is also available here.

WBOI Survey Results on Forest Management

https://www.wboi.org/post/survey-indiana-approaches-forestry-other-professionals-north-america#stream/0 Introduction: If you’ve spent any amount of time in southern Indiana, you know logging is a controversial issue. While activists say the state cuts down too many trees in state forests, the Indiana Department of Natural Resources says its foresters are following good management practices….

Save the Date

Indiana Society of American Foresters Fall Meeting – Thursday September 26, & Friday September 27, 2019 The program will be held in the Turkey Run Inn. Click here to register!  Flyer is also available here.

Indiana Forester June 2019

The ISAF newsletter is now available again. Look for bi-annual issues in the future.

Brown County Overlook

While much discussion and debate has occurred regarding the recent large-scale and complete removal of trees on Brown County-owned land along SR 135, I would offer a perspective through the scientific lens of professional forestry. The term “clearcut” has often been used to describe…

SB610 ISAF Response Letter

Bill Minter, our Policy chair, has submitted a letter to the Indiana Senate Natural Resources Committee regarding the consideration of SB610. As you may know, this legislation proposes the creation of a State Forest Commission. The response letter can be found here

Winter Meeting – Thursday February 21 & Friday February 22, 2019

Please register ASAP for the upcoming Indiana Society of American Foresters Winter Meeting – Thursday February 21 & Friday February 22, 2019.  The program is “Timber and Non-Timber Forest Products” and will be held in the Canyon Inn at McCormick’s Creek State Park, 451 McCormick…

Legislative UPdate Jan. 2019

SB610 (see attached) – This bill creates a forestry commission (with no professional forester on it except an appointee of the DoF) which will determine the 100 year management plan, among other analyses, for the Indiana’s State Forests. The members of the commission would…

Tis the Season for Giving Back: SAF Timber Stand Improvement Fundraiser 2018

In Greenfield, Indiana on November 16th, an intrepid group of ISAF members showed up after a bit of an ice storm to perform some Timber Stand Improvement and raise some charitable funds for the chapter.  We are finding plenty of groups and events that…

Comment on Terrestrial Plant Rule before Dec. 20th!

For those of you who attended the Forest Pesticide Training Program in Danville on November 29th this e-mail is a follow up to the presentation that Dawn gave. If you did not attend the training program please check out the following link to learn…