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IHLA Hoosier Hardwood Festival

Mark your calendars for the Hoosier Hardwood Festival September 9-11th, 2022, at the Boone County Fairgrounds.

This unique celebration of Indiana’s largest agricultural industry will feature something for everyone, including state-of-the-art heavy machinery, sawmill equipment, chainsaw artists, woodworkers, live lumberjack competitions and equipment demonstrations!

For more information visit the Indiana Hardwood Lumber's Association (IHLA) events web page.

View special speakers including our Forestry & Natural Resources experts: 

  • Digital Forestry: Songlin Fei, FNR Professor & Integrated Digital Forestry Initiative (iDiF) Director
  • Safe Chainsaw Operation: Don Carlson, FNR Forester
  • Cutting Your Logs/Lumber: Rado Gazo, FNR Professor of Wood Processing and Industrial Engineering
  • Forest Improvement: Lenny Farlee, FNR Sustaining Hardwood Extension Specialist
  • Woodland Wildlife, Dr. Brian MacGowan, FNR Wildlife Extension Specialist
  • Invasive Species: Dawn Slack, Project Coordinator, SICIM
  • Urban Forestry, Ben McCallister, FNR Urban Forestry Specialist
  • Intro to Indiana Trees: Lenny Farlee, FNR Sustaining Hardwood Extension Specialist
  • Woodland Owner Panel, Duanne McCoy, Timber Buyer Licensing Forester, IN DNR, & Lenny Farlee, FNR Sustaining Hardwood Extension Specialist
  • Growing Together with Indiana, Purdue Student Chapter of Environmental Education
  • Smokey the Bear – Fire Safety, Smokey the Bear & Bev Stout, Indiana DNR
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