State Chapter Details


State Chapter Dues: $10.00



Vice President



Board of Directors

Claude Diehl


Jim McKenna

Ray Wilson

Hugh Pence

Mark Hineman

Jim McKenna

Gordon Smith

Ray Wilson

Phil O'Connor

Ken Walton

Joe Northrop

Calendar of Events

Upcoming Events

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

Past Events

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

Northern Research Station New Publications RB-NRS-3.
Available online only at Indiana's forest resources in 2005. Woodall, Christopher; Brand, Gary; Gallion, Joey. 36 p.

Reports the initial results of five annual panels (2001-2005) of the inventory of Indiana's forest resources and two panels (2004 and 2005) of growth, removals, and mortality. Includes information on forest area, number of trees, volume, biomass, growth, removals, mortality and forest health.