Davis Purdue Ag Center (DPAC)
Davis PAC is in the Central Till Plain natural region in Randolph County approximately 15 miles north northeast of Muncie, IN. The farm contains 623 acres with 126 acres of forest. This forest, originally acquired in 1917, is the oldest mapped, temperate deciduous forest in North America and the 51 acre, Compartment 1, was officially dedicated as a registered National Natural Landmark by the National Park Service in 1975.
- Long-term Forest Dynamics
- Oak and Walnut Regeneration
- Also Used as a Teaching Laboratory
- Management Plan and Soil Survey
- Total acres: 623
MAPs, Property Manager & More ABOUT OUR RESEARCH
Purdue centers seek to support and enhance the research and partnership enterprise at Purdue University. The centers are valued and encouraged at Purdue as they create a venue for faculty to come together to pursue common goals. Forestry and Natural Resources have faculty and staff involved in six centers here at the University.
The Department of Forestry and Natural Resources maintains an impressive collection of state-of-the-art research and education facilities. These labs, green houses, and educational facilities are a fundamental component that enables our faculty and students to learn, make new discoveries, and engage our clients in using these discoveries to sustain our nation’s ecosystems and natural resources.