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HEE 2020 newsletter update

This 100 year study, Hardwood Ecosystem Experiment (HEE), brings pertinent forest management data to many in Indiana. Extension publications continue to share topics including: Wildlife Responses to Timber Harvesting, Sustaining our Oak-Hickory Forests, Forest Birds and more.

With forest management in the eastern United States facing many modern challenges this long-term, large-scale experimental study addresses many of these challenges.

To learn more about this 100 year forest management plan and see its impacts, check out the Hardwood Ecosystem Experiment (HEE) website.

You will also find on the website “The HEE Update” newsletter which is distributed to anyone interested in receiving updates on the HEE study. The newsletter includes updates of field work, media attention, committee meetings, extension events, job announcements, publications, and presentations. Anyone can receive this newsletter – you do not have to be actively involved in the project.

The new Spring/Summer 2020 issue gives a great look into the current happenings within the HEE project including: student highlights, new publications, the organization’s outreach, and some stunning photos of the 2020 field season.

If you would like to start receiving “The HEE Update,” please email Charlotte Owings, the HEE project coordinator, at If you do not have an email address, you may still receive the newsletter by regular postal mail, call Charlotte Owings at 765-494-1472.

Past Issues, The Hardwood Ecosystem Experiment
The Hardwood Ecosystem Experiment: 2006-2016, The Education Store, Purdue Extension resource center
Hardwood Ecosystem Experiment – Wildlife Responses to Timber Harvesting, The Education Store
Hardwood Ecosystem Experiment – Sustaining Our Oak-Hickory Forests, The Education Store
Forest Birds, The Education Store

Charlotte Owings, Hardwood Ecosystem Experiment Project Coordinator
Department of Forestry and Natural Resources

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