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Image of HTIRC E-newletterThe Hardwood Tree Improvement & Regeneration Center (HTIRC) continues to bring resources and current topics as they share top forest research. The most recent HTIRC newsletter is now available and includes the following articles:

  • Purdue University and the U.S. Forest Service Announce the New and Improved Alien Forest Pest Explorer Interactive Web Tool
  • Populations Of Bacteria and Fungi Vary with Season and Tree Species
  • Femelschlag & Fire: Oak Regeneration in Southern Indiana
  • An Update on Economic Impacts of Indiana’s Hardwood Industries
  • Methods to Detect Forest Carbon
  • Perceptions of Land Managers Towards Using Hybrid and Genetically Modified Trees
  • Grant will Fund Family Forest Carbon Program in Nine States
  • The Indiana Forest Product Price Report: History and Outlook
  • A Vision for Digital Forestry
  • Paying Your Respects
  • Lawson Wins National Award – WOC STEM
  • Dr. Shaneka Lawson Awarded the 2022 Presidential Safety Award
  • Janis Gosewehr Retires
  • White Oak Initiative Introduces the Landowners for Oaks Series
  • Chestnut Oak Decline in Southern Indiana

To subscribe and receive the e-newsletter visit HTIRC e-Newsletter.

The mission of the HTIRC is to advance the science and application of tree improvement, management, and protection of hardwood forests, with emphasis in the Central Hardwood Forest Region (CHFR). Partners include: Purdue University Department of Forestry and Natural Resources, Purdue Extension – Forestry & Natural Resources, USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station, USDA Forest Service Northeastern Area State and Private Forestry, Indiana Department of Natural Resources-Division of Forestry, Walnut Council, Indiana Hardwood Lumberman’s Association, American Chestnut Foundation, Indiana Forestry and Woodland Owners Association, National Hardwood Lumber Association, Arbor America, Inc., Steelcase, Inc., American Forest Management, Inc., Nelson Irrigation, and Fred M. van Eck Forest Foundation.

Other resources:
Tropical HTIRC
An Introduction to Trees of Indiana, The Education Store, Purdue Extension resource center
Native Trees of the Midwest, The Education Store
Shrubs and Woody Vines of Indiana and the Midwest, The Education Store
ID That Tree, Playlist, Subscribe to Purdue Extension – Forestry and Natural Resources YouTube Channel
A Woodland Management Moment, Playlist, Purdue Extension – FNR YouTube Channel
Investing in Indiana Woodlands, The Education Store
Forest Improvement Handbook, The Education Store
Finding help from a professional forester, Indiana Forestry & Woodland Owners Association

Diana Evans, Extension & Web Communications Specialist
Purdue University Department of Forestry and Natural Resources

Lenny Farlee, Extension Forester
Purdue University Department of Forestry and Natural Resources

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