Upcoming Meetings/Announcements

2022 Indiana Society of American Foresters 2023 Winter Meeting

Thursday and Friday February 23rd and 24th, 2023

(Flyer available here)

This program will be held in the Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park, 1405 State Road 46, Nashville, IN 47448.

Rooms are available at the Abe Martin Lodge at a reduced group rate. To make a reservation call 1-877-563-4371, choose option #1, choose option #1 again, then give the operator the Group Code: 0223SF.

Dinner Buffet will be served in the evening on February 23rd. If you have any dietary restrictions or questions please contact Edward Oehlman or call (513) 659-9251.

Education Credits
This program has been approved for 7 CFE credits in category 1 by the Society of American Foresters (4 for Thursday and 3 for Friday).

The registration fee is $75.00 for SAF members, $15 for Students or $100 for non-members and includes meeting materials, dinner(on the 23rd), snacks and drinks breaks. Lunch is on your own both days.

Please register by February 10th, 2023. There are two ways to register. You can register online with your credit/debit card at the bottom of this page. Registering online is fast and easy and you will receive a receipt via email in less than five minutes. If you choose not to register online, you can fill out the following form and send a check made payable to ISAF to ISAF, c/o Jordan McGuckin, 12875 West Sawmill Rd., Columbus, IN 47201, email Jordan McGuckin with registration questions. Program questions can be directed to Edward Oehlman.

Day 1 Thursday February 23rd
9:30AM Executive Committee Meeting
12:00PM Registration
12:35PM Bat Guide for Forestry, Sarah Harrison
1:25PM Experiences with Bats at HCSF, Wayne Werne
1:40PM Southern Indiana Sentinel Landscape, Michael Spalding
2:10PM Break
2:20PM Forester Field Safety, Stanley Baelz
3:05PM NRCS Conservation and where Foresters Fit, Dan Shaver
3:50PM PLT for the Forester, Donna Rogler & Lexington Eiler
5:00PM Business Meeting
6:30PM Dinner Buffet
7:30PM Foresters Fund Activity (Pending)
Day 2 Friday February 24th
7:30AM Breakfast (Hotel Continental for Lodge Guests) or on your own
8:45AM Forestry for the Birds Update, Allen Purcell
9:15AM Controlling an Invasive Tree with a Native Fungus, Lauren Pile Knapp
10:00AM Break
10:10AM Effects of Frequent Prescribed Burning, Ben Knapp
10:55AM Eastern Hemlock Genetics, Summer Rathfon
11:40AM Adjourn and CFE Sign Out Sheets
Please remember to bring your SAF or CF number to apply for credits. You must legibly complete all information requested on the CFE form to receive credit.

Registration Fee
SAF or CF member number
Name if not the same as on CC

Past Meetings

2022 ISAF Pesticide Training November 30, 2022, Hendricks County 4-H Conference Center, Danville, IN
2022 ISAF Fall Meeting September 29-30, 2022, Klub Haus 61, Jasper, IN.
2022 ISAF Spring Meeting March 24, 2022 Online
2021 ISAF Forestry Pesticide Training Nov. 30, 2021, Hendricks County 4-H Fairgrounds and Conference Complex
2021 ISAF Fall Meeting November 3, 2021 Online
2021 ISAF Winter Meeting March 18, 2021 Online
2020 Pesticide Training, December 2, 2020 Online
2020 ISAF Fall Meeting September 23-24, 2020 Best Western Circus City, Peru, IN
2020 ISAF Winter Meeting March 5-6, 2020 Clifty Inn @ Clifty Falls State Park, Madison, IN
2019 Pesticide Training: Wednesday December 4, Hendricks County 4-H Fairgrounds and Conference Complex, Danville, Indiana.
2019 ISAF Fall Meeting: September 26-27, Turkey Run Inn @ Turkey Run State Park, Marshall, Indiana.
2019 ISAF Spring Meeting: February 21-22, Canyon Inn @ McCormick Creek State Park, Sps
2018 ISAF Fall Meeting: September 27-28 2018 @ Four Points Sheraton West Lafayette, Indiana
2018 ISAF Spring Meeting: March 20-21 2018 @ Spring Mill State Park Mitchell, Indiana
2017 ISAF Fall Meeting: October 11-12, 2017 @ Huntingburg, Indiana
2017 ISAF Spring Meeting: March 7-8, 2017 @ Nashville, IN
Meeting Details Prior to 2017 available upon request