Forest Stewardship Coordinating Committee
The Indiana Forest Stewardship Coordinating Committee exists to bring together and maintain communication among interest groups and individuals concerned with the management of Indiana’s forest resources and serves as the leadership body responsible for the implementation of the Indiana Statewide Forest Strategy.
The Indiana Forest Stewardship Coordinating Committee informs state forest policy functioning to promote communication and understanding of current forest management issues. The committee promotes the sustainability of forest resources and the improvement of forest management practices in Indiana extending the health, productivity, extent and usefulness of Indiana’s forest resources.
Adapted from: Indiana Forest Stewardship Coordinating Committee (IFSCC) Mission Statement & Operating Procedures (approved November, 2018)
Open to leaders from all organizations and groups who are interested in the management of Indiana’s public and private forestlands.
Next meeting: Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018
- 2020 Forest Action Plan - Division of Forestry
- Division of Fish & Wildlife
- Indiana Forestry & Woodland Owners Association
- The Nature Conservancy, Indiana Chapter
- Hoosier National Forest
- Indiana Wildlife Federation
- Indiana Hardwood Lumberman’s Association
- Purdue University, Forestry & Natural Resources
- Hoosier Environmental Council
- Urban Forestry Community
- The Ruffed Grouse Society/American Woodcock Society
- Forest Health Update – Entomology & Plant Pathology
- Discussion Session Notes
- Meeting Notes
- John Seifert: Strategic Plan & Fee Changes Overview
- Dan Ernst: Strategic Plan 2015-2019, Indiana State Forest and Recreation Areas
- Brenda Huter: Strategic Plan 2015-2019, Private Lands Programs
- Meeting Notes
- Joey Gallion: State and private lands forest inventory update (FIA and CFI plots)
- Scott Haulton: Northern Long-Eared and other forest bats
- Michael Chaveas: Hoosier National Forest updates
- A.J. Ariens: Forest Archaeology
- Duane McCoy:Timber theft and best management practices
- Phil Wagner: Forestry and natural resources YouTube series
- Bryan Murray: Hardwood Ecosystem Experiment: functional diversity
For more information, please call the Division of Forestry at (317) 232-4105.