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Posted on January 24th, 2022 in Forestry, Woodlands | No Comments »

Drone outside of forest, potential for collaboration with Digital Forestry.The 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:

  • Woodland Owners, Get a Head-Start on your 2021 Tax Return
  • HTIRC Annual Meeting Highlights Potential for Digital Forestry
  • Remote Sensing to Detect Forest Pests
  • Sustainability of Eastern Hemlock (Tsuga canadensis) in Indiana
  • Forest Service Scientists Mentor Summer Interns
  • Jim McKenna retires from U.S. Forest Service, NRS-14
  • Stay Up-to-date with HTIRC Activities and Products

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, Americna 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.

View the HTIRC 2020 Annual Report to learn more about their student internships and partners.

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, Sustaining Hardwood Extension Specialist
Purdue University Department of Forestry and Natural Resources


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