The Indiana Forestry and Woodland Owners Association (IFWOA) is a nonprofit organization with the goal of promoting good stewardship of Indiana woodlands. Today, IFWOA has more than 650 members representing 125,000 acres of forests. IFWOA is an affiliate of the National Woodland Owners Association.
Register Now! 2013 Annual Landowner Conference: November 1-2 annual woodland owner conference at Clifty Falls State Park in Madison, IN. On Friday there is an optional morning field tour of Vallonia state tree nursery and an optional afternoon field tour of Big Oaks National Wildlife Refuge. On Saturday there will be indoor presentations at the Clifty Inn. See our annual meeting page for an agenda, hotel information, and registration.
Don't Move Firewood: See www.dontmovefirewood.org for information on the hazards of carrying invasive pests in firewood. Indiana's firewood rules are posted at http://firewood.dnr.in.gov.
Pay 2013 Dues Now: Current members can pay their 2013 dues online using a credit card through Paypal. Or pay your dues by check via mail by sending in the membership renewal form along with your check made out to "IFWOA" to: IFWOA, 1007 North 725 West, West Lafayette, IN 47906-9431.
The National Timber Tax Website is ready to help with 2012 taxes. It was developed to be used by timberland owners, as well as a reference for accountants, attorneys, consulting foresters and other professionals who work with timberland owners regarding the tax treatment of timber related activities. Find information for your taxes and answers to your questions.
"Indiana Expeditions: Forests At Work": Indiana Forestry is featured in a PBS special. The hour-long episode examines the social, ecological and economic importance of Indiana’s forests. IFWOA past president Robert Woodling was one of many friends of IFWOA on the show. Segments or the entire episode plus bonus clips can be viewed from: http://www.wfyi.org/IndianaExpeditions/ForestsAtWork.asp. Click here to order a copy of the DVD for $10.