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“Our partners play a vital role in helping to guide the ongoing development of future research directions, as well as assist in the identification of current gaps in our knowledge base,” said Mark Coggeshall, research forester and Forest Service lead scientist at HTIRC.

image of htirc staff at Pike LumberTwenty years ago, the Hardwood Tree Improvement and Regeneration Center(HTIRC) partnership was formed between the U.S. Forest Service, Northern Research Station, Purdue University, and a host of other organizations for the purpose of ensuring the continued health and sustainability of America’s hardwood resources, primarily in the Central Hardwood Region (CHR) of the U.S. More

Indiana’s forests are in danger, and the threat: You

For years, the changes have been slow and almost undetectable. The ages of those who own the forests have inched ever closer to triple digits. As their land gets passed on to heirs, the number of woodland owners has grown and the sizes of parcels of woodlands have shrunk.  Read More

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Sarah Bowman
sarah.bowman@indystar.com.
Published 6:00 a.m. ET Feb. 12, 2018.  Updated 10:19 a.m. ET Feb. 12, 2018.   (Buy photo).  Article published in the IndyStar. Interviewed Lenny Farlee and Liz Jackson

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