Woodland Owner Workshops available at multiple dates and times.

The Private Woodland Owner workshop is a short course program about personal techniques for managing your woodland. The workshop will run eight (8) consecutive weeks, one evening per week. Class size is limited to 40 registrants on a first-come, first-serve basis.

February 14 to April 4, 2017, Southeast-Purdue Agricultural Center, Butlerville, IN. (PDF 732 KB)- For more information contact David Osborne at 812-689-6511 or

February 16 to April 20, 2017, Southern Indiana Purdue Agricultural Center, near Patoka Lake, near the dam entrance. (PDF 551 KB) For more information contact Ron Rathfon at 812-678-5049 or

March 1 to April 19, 2017, Click her for more information for dates and locations. (PDF 818 KB) For more information regarding the workshop contact Lenny Farlee at 765-494-2153 or, Steve Engleking at 260-499-6334 or, Martin Franke at 260-463-3471 ext. 3 or

Tree Planting Workshop (for windbreaks, wildlife & forest plantations) February 23, 2017 (PDF 290 KB)

Don’t miss this opportunity to attend a tree planting workshop! The workshop will cover subjects
such as ordering trees, planting trees, spacing, which species to use, soil types, weed control and
other related subjects.

Central Hardwood Oak Ecology and Wildlife Management Conference – March 7 & 8, 2017 – (PDF 499 KB)

Please join us March 7-8, 2017 at the Seasons Lodge in Nashville, IN for an Oak Ecology and Wildlife Management Conference. The conference will include presentations by local and regional experts on the ecology and management of oak forest with an emphasis on regenerating and maintaining oaks in mesic forest conditions. Discussions will include the importance of viable oak communities to sustain healthy forests, associated wildlife species, and economic opportunities in Indiana. This conference will be open to natural resource professionals, foresters, wildlife biologists, consultants and land managers interested in increasing their knowledge of forest management techniques to sustain oak communities. The Conference will include plenary session, concurrent sessions with emphasis on forest management and wildlife management topics and an optional half day field tour.

2017 Indiana Tree Farm Landowners Clinic – March 17 and 18, 2017 (PDF 458 KB)

The 2017 Indiana Tree Farm Landowners Clinic is a program designed to provide landowners interested in managing their forests and wild lands an introduction to management practices, and resources for advice and assistance. We will have tree measuring sticks available for sale. The program is open to anyone interested in trees and wildlife.

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.