Throckmorton/Meigs Purdue Ag Center - Forestland​​

 

Meigs Woods aerial view

Throckmorton PAC is located in southern Tippecanoe County. The farm contains a total of 836 acres of which 184 are forested and managed by FNR. The forest tracts are split into 2 locations labeled Meigs North and Meigs South and are separated by just under a mile.


Unique Features
  • Stream runs through portion of Meigs south
  • Heron rookery located on the property
  • Good display of wildflowers in spring
  • Wetland mitigation acres created at Meigs north

Research
  • Occurrence and Abundance of Acorn Weevils in Fragmented Landscapes
  • Effects of Landscape Pattern on Animal-mediated Acorn Dispersal and Seedling Recruitment.
  • Black walnut and red oak research trials. HTIRC- James McKenna
  • Growth Response of Planted American Chestnut Folfnrlowing Midstory Removal. Dr. Michael Saunders

Teaching
  • FNR forestry capstone class has been using this property recently.

Map

Forestland Property Manager

Brian Beheler
Phone: 765-583-3507 
Fax: 765-583-3512 
Email: behelerb@purdue.edu

Soil, Crop, Fruit & Vegetable Production Research

Jay Young
Phone: 765-538-3422
Fax: 765-583-3512 
Email: jayyoung@purdue.edu
TPAC Website
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