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This link takes you to the Publications & Presentations section of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources,  More...

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The Wildlife Habitat Education Program (WHEP) helps students understand wildlife ecology and management practices. In addition, students gain skills in teamwork, oral and written communication, decision-making, and leade  More...
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For many different reasons, more and more people in larger cities want to reuse urban trees scheduled for removal. People who are part of the "green movement" want to turn urban trees into something more valuable than fi  More...
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Trees are cultivated in public and private landscapes in and around cities and towns. They are grown for the tremendous contributions they make both to the environment and the quality of people's lives. In this urban for  More...
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This publication helps hardwood producers understand the tax and financial advantages (and disadvantages) related to their planting operations.  More...
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This full-color, soft-cover book brings together a lifetime of sawmill experience and technical training to help readers solve lumber manufacturing problems and save money. It includes chapters on wood quality and charac  More...

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After 30 years of extensive research, Purdue's Forestry and Natural Resources Professor Dan Cassens has released a new CD Lumber from Hardwood Trees. It is a fact-filled resource of field research and information that  More...

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Ash

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Buying and selling logs and standing trees based on an estimate of the number of board feet they contain is an everyday practice in the lumber industry. However, it can also be a very confusing practice. There are a numb  More...
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This publication describes the standards that are used to grade bucked logs. The publication includes descriptions of size recommendations, cutting decisions and the dollar value of lumber bucking decisions.  More...
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The purpose of this publication is to discuss the key points which every woodland owner should consider when sellling timber.  More...
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This publication discusses the proper planning and preparations of any timber harvesting.  More...
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This publication contains information on lumber stress or casehardening, including causes and results of and testing for stress.  More...
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A publication that provides an overview of the National Hardwood Lumber Association's rules for grading lumber. Information is also given for those who must understand hardwood lumber grading concepts and terms in orde  More...
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This publication contains information on the proper storage of kiln-dried lumber to prevent gain or loss of moisture.  More...
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A publication containing information on the defects of surface and end checking. It includes methods to eliminate or control checking, tests to determine its presence, and appropriate NHLA guidelines. The publication a  More...
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This bulletin introduces some basic information concerning black walnut, and points out where additional information and assistance can be found.  More...
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If your primary focus for planting black walnut trees is financial return, you need deep, fertile, well-drained soil. The decision to make the investment in trees should be based on realistic expectations, especially  More...
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This publication discusses financial maturity, which is a concept that provides the maximization of monetary returns from an investment in an appreciating asset (one increasing in value over time). It is also a guide t  More...
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This provides suggestions on how to construct a tree measuring stick, and on how to use it to estimate the number of board feet of lumber is contained in a standing tree.  More...
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