State Chapter Details


State Chapter Dues: $10.00



Vice President



Board of Directors

Claude Diehl


Jim McKenna

Ray Wilson

Hugh Pence

Jim McKenna

Gordon Smith

Ray Wilson

Phil O'Connor

Ken Walton

John Roark

Steve Felt


Calendar of Events

Upcoming Events

October 5, 2024: Tour of Purdue Harrold property in Whitley County. This property has 30 year old plantations and mid-rotation management of plantations (thinning and pruning) will be discussed, among other topics.

Past Events

April 6, 2024: Spring field day near Jasper/Huntingburg. Tour of OFS butternut seed orchard and Braun forest property.

September 16, 2023: Fall Field Day on the O'Neil property north of West Lafayette, Tippecanoe County.

April 29, 2023: 9am-3:00pm, Indiana Chapter of Walnut Council's Spring Meeting at the Roark Property (9933 N. State Road 135, Morgantown, IN 46160). View the Flyer IN WC April 29 2023 field day

October 1, 2022: Fall field day, morning at the Revington property (12215 South 300 East; Brookston) and afternoon at the Hines property (10918 South Springboro Road, Brookston), both in White County. Questions? Email See the flyer and registration information.

April 24, 2021: Indiana chapter spring field day, Hollowell property (2788 Centennial Rd, Martinsville) in Morgan County. 9 am - 3:15 pm. $15 fee includes BBQ lunch. Register in advance with Jim McKenna, or text or call 765-464-1688. View the agenda

October 17, 2020: Indiana chapter fall field day, Pence property, Tippecanoe County. 9:15 AM - 3:10 PM. Topics include transferring ownership to the next generation, "A 30 year perspective of do's and don'ts", and a discussion on tree thinning. See the details and register.

October 13, 2018: Indiana chapter fall field day, Parmenter property, Greene County.

April 14, 2018: Indiana chapter Spring field day, Diehl property near Warsaw, IN. The Diehl property has 27 acres of hardwoods planted in 1990 and separated by rows of white pines. The plot is nearing completion of its second thinning. In 1992 another pure 17 acre stand of mixed hardwoods was planted, and we will look at which plot is growing better. There is also a mature stand of trees that has been under active management since 1963, with two harvests during that time. See the Spring 2018 newsletter for the agenda and registration info.

October 7, 2017: Indiana & Illinois chapters fall field day, north of Danville, Illinois. Tour three woodlands: a 22 acre walnut plantation from 1989, 20 acres of native trees intensively managed with many native walnuts, 25 acres of native trees marked for a timber sale. Further details available soon.

October 1, 2016: Indiana chapter fall field day, near Kirklin, Clinton County. RSVP to 812-381-3711 or

April 9, 2016: Indiana chapter spring field day, near Darlington, Boone County. Tour the 43 acre Pence farm. Pruning demonstration in a 12 year old mixed hardwood plantation. How to thin a 25 year old stand. The do's and don'ts of a timber harvest. See the details and register.

May 9, 2015: Indiana chapter spring field day, Brown County. Contact 765-583-3501 for information.


Indiana Chapter Newsletters

Spring 2018
Fall 2016