Thousand Cankers Disease Research & Management Operational Meeting – June 13-15, 2017 – Lafayette, Indiana. 

The meeting will be hosted by the USDA Forest Service and the Hardwood Tree Improvement and Regeneration Center at Purdue University. It includes 2 days of invited presentations on the latest updates and research about Thousand Cankers Disease. Registration will begin in March 2017. If you have further questions, please contact Liz Jackson at We welcome you to join us in Lafayette at the Courtyard by Marriott hotel in June of 2017. Click here to check for updates.

21st Central Hardwood Forest Conference, May 14-17, 2018, Columbus, IN. 

For more information contact Mike Saunders at 765-430-1440 or


HTIRC Attends the 2017 FNR Research Poster Symposium

Below are highlights from the symposium.

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Skye Greenler received first place in the category M.S. – Engagement

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Kyle Earnshaw, Ph.D. Graduate Student

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Laura Estrada, Undergraduate Student

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Graham Frank, M.S. Graduate Student

Jun-hyung Lee next to poster image
Jun-Hyung Lee Ph.D. Graduate Student

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Shannon Stanis, M.S. Graduate Student

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Dr. Mike Saunders judging posters

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Drs. Songlin Fei and Mike Jenkins judging posters

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Dr. Songlin Fei getting ready to judge posters

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Dr. Douglass Jacobs judging posters and Dr. Bob Wagner discussing Shannon Stanis’s research

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Drs. Matt Ginzel and Keith Woeste judging posters

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Dr. Mark Coggeshall talking with Shannon Stanis

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Dr. Rick Meilan tallying up scores from the judges

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Graham Frank, Dr. Wagner, and Lenny Farlee

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Kyle Earnshaw discussing his research with Dr. Mike Jenkins

Group photo of the Symposium
FNR took a break from the event to get a group photo