The Indiana Forestry and Woodland Owners Association (IFWOA) is a nonprofit organization with the goal of promoting good stewardship of Indiana woodlands. Today, IFWOA has more than 650 members representing 125,000 acres of forests. IFWOA is an affiliate of the National Woodland Owners Association.
Presentations from the November 2018 annual woodland owner conference at Brown County State Park are now available online: Indiana Division of Forestry update – John Seifert, Indiana DNR, Div of Forestry Hardwood industry update – Chris Gonso, Indiana Div of Forestry How to kill a tree revisited – Ron Rathfon, Purdue Top invasive woodland plants: […]
Join us November 2-3, 2018 for the annual woodland owner conference at the Abe Martin Lodge in Brown County State Park near Nashville. Friday will include a field tour and Saturday will include an indoor program with breakout sessions and networking. More information
Announcing IFEF Educational Grants: These are competitive grant funds to help educate and inform the public about forests and forest management, with an emphasis this year on young forests. Applications are due by October 7th and awards will be made in December. Review the announcement or apply for a grant (link to online form) PDF of application questions
Recently, a misinformation campaign directed at members of the General Assembly and the public suggests forest management is not good for our forests. Consequently, legislation is being considered that would prohibit management on 30% of State Forests, SB275, which IFWOA opposes (see our position statement). As woodland owners, we may have different opinions on specific […]