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2018 Spring Conference (flyer)
March 20-21 Spring Mill State Park Mitchell, Indiana

Old Forests
Tuesday, March 20
9:00AM Executive Committee Meeting
12:00PM Registration
1:00PM Greeting
What does old forest mean? What depends on old forest?
Dr. Mike Jenkins, Purdue University
Older Forest Management on State Forests
Scott Haulton, IDNR Division of Forestry
2:45PM Break
3:00PM Indiana Forest and Woodland Association Update
Liz Jackson, IFWOA
3:30PM Accelerating the Development of Old growth Characterisitics
Dustin Bronson, Wisconsin DNR
4:15PM Young Forests
Steve Backs, Indiana DNR Division of Fish and Wildlife
5:00PM Adjourn
5:15PM Business Meeting
6:00PM Supper
7:00PM Social Time and Forester's Fund Activities
Wednesday, March 21
7:00AM Breakfast
8:30AM Dendochronology
Dr. Jim Speer, Indiana State University
9:15AM Managing for Older Forest Conditions
Dr. Mike Saunders, Purdue University
10:00AM Break
10:15AM Historical Perspective of Pre-Settlement Forests of Indiana
Mike Homoya, IDNR Division of Nature Preserves
11:00AM Lunch
12:30PM Hike of Donaldson's Woods Nature Preserve
Mike Homoya & Jason Larson, IDNR DNP
2:00PM Adjourn

Conference Facility: Spring Mill Inn, 3333 State Road 60 East, Mitchell, IN 47446

Tour Location: Donaldson's Woods Nature Preserve, 3333 State Road 60 East, Mitchell, IN 47446

Continuing Education: This workshop will be assigned contact hours for continuing education credits.

Spring Mill Inn - 3333 State Road 60 East, Mitchell, IN 47446

Room Reservations:
Group Code 320181
2 Queen Bed Rooms $110.23/night

Registration: Pre-registration is required in order to plan meals and breaks. Please complete and return the registration form on this flyer by March 12, 2018 to the address indicated. Registration pays for part of the total cost of breaks, meals, transportation and speakers.

Online registration and payment link (PayPal)
Fill out the registration form and send with payment to Dale Weigel, 143 The Woods, Bedford, IN 47421. Make checks payable to Indiana Society of American Foresters.

Registration Fee
SAF or CF member number
Name if not the same as on CC