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.
Plan on joining us November 4-5 in the Columbus area for the annual woodland owner conference sponsored by IFWOA. Friday’s program is a field tour of Jackson-Washington State Forest with an evening dessert reception and presentation at the Columbus Clarion hotel. Saturday’s program will include a keynote speaker plus several concurrent sessions on topics of interest to woodland owners.
Announcing IFEF Educational Grants: These are competitive grant funds to help educate and inform the public about forests and forest management. Applications are due by October 1st and awards will be made in December. Review the announcement or apply for a grant (link to online form) PDF of application questions
Nominations are closed for 2016: The Charles Deam Forest Stewardship award recognizes Indiana woodland owners who have demonstrated exceptional management of their woodlands. This year anyone can nominate an Indiana landowner for this award. Nominations are due June 15th. Finalists will be recognized at the 2016 Awards banquet November 5.