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Indiana Woodland Steward Update

March 30, 2021
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Got Nature? Blog: The new Indiana Woodland Steward Newsletter has been published and is now available to read on our website, Indiana Woodland Steward. This new edition includes:

2020 Indiana Consulting Foresters Stumpage Timber Price Report
“This stumpage report is provided annually and should be used in association with the Indiana Forest Products Price Report and Trend Analysis. Stumpage prices were obtained via a survey to all known professional consulting foresters operating in Indiana…”

Woodland Management – Plan not Panic
By Dan Shaver
“When walking through the woods as a Forester for The Nature Conservancy in Indiana my senses are being flooded by the forest; past, present and future. Details that may be lost to many but allow me to draw on…”

Restore Prairie on Your Property to Protect History, Wildlife, and Humanity
By Zach Finn
“Landowners in northwest and west-central Indiana have the opportunity to create significant real-world change on their properties. This can be done through…”

Yellowwood Cladrastis kentukea Restoration and Recovery at Yellowwood State Forest
By Michael Spalding
“Yellowwood is the only tree species within the genus Cladrastis in the United States. It was discovered in March 1796 by Andre Michaux near Fleen’s Creek, 12 miles from Fort Blount, which is on the north bank of the Cumberland River near the present town…”

Ask the Steward Summer 2020
By Dan Ernst
“Question: Foresters often talk about ‘basal area’, but I don’t know what that means. Can you help?…”

Days Gone By
“Farm in Tippecanoe County, circa 1931. A.B. Redmond is splitting out oak staves…”

The Indiana Woodland Steward Newsletter is a resource that’s full of a variety of valuable information to foresters, woodland owners, timber marketing specialists and any woodland enthusiasts. The Indiana Woodland Steward Institute is an entity made from 11 organizations within the state including Purdue UniversityIndiana DNR, and Indiana Hardwood Lumbermen’s Association, that works to promote best usage practices of Indiana’s woodland resources through their Woodland Steward publication.

Resources
Forest Improvement Handbook, The Education Store, Purdue Extension resource center
Marketing Timber, The Education Store
Hardwood Ecosystem Experiment – Wildlife Responses to Timber Harvesting, The Education Store
Woodland Stewardship for Landowners, Playlist, Purdue Extension – Forestry and Natural Resources
A Woodland Management Moment, Playlist

Dan Shaver, President
Indiana Woodland Steward

Brian MacGowan, Extension Wildlife Specialist
Department of Forestry & Natural Resources, Purdue University

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