Environment
Clearcut, timber harvesting
There has been much debate in the popular press lately regarding the role of timber harvesting on forest communities. Taking a look at several large-scale studies that have investigated the effects of tree canopy removal on amphibians and reptiles can help us understand what is happening to the wildlife in our forests..
Raccoon
Ever found raccoons in your attic? In this article, find out from FNR Extension Wildlife Specialist Brian MacGowan how to properly relocate raccoons in your house.
Crowd at FNR property for Forest Management Workshop
This course will provide valuable information for landowners interested in learning more about forests and woodland management in Indiana. Topics include: tree identification, forest biology, forest management planning and techniques, timber harvesting and marketing, wildlife management, and economic considerations for woodland management.
FNR-551-W Cover
In this recent FNR publication, find out more about bovine tuberculosis: a transmitted disease that has been affecting deer populations throughout Indiana.
Different Christmas Trees
It's that time of year again. The desperate rush to find the 'perfect' tree for your annual year-end celebration is very real. Unfortunately, you chose a tree last year that died within a month and was disappointingly dull. This year, follow Dr. Lawson's tips to find the best Christmas tree!
FNR-549-W, The Great Clearcut Controversary
Teachers, parents and outdoor enthusiasts will want to download this free publication, The Great Clearcut Controversy. Students investigate animal response to clearcut timber harvest, apply an engineering design process and design a viable management solution.
Hellbender Release
The Hellbender salamander is North America's largest salamander. However, its population has been declining over the past decades. Find out more about a study a FNR extension specialist and his team are conducting in order to help improve the population of this endangered species.

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